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What is the meaning of alimentary obesity?

What is the meaning of alimentary obesity?

Simple obesity: This is the most common type of obesity, known as simple (common) obesity. This occurs when a person consume more calorie than he/she expends. Alimentary obesity account for 95% of all cases of obesity. Secondary obesity is caused by an underlying condition: Insulin tumors, polycystic ovarian syndrome, cushing's syndrome.... ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Can there be magic pills for obesity?

Can there be magic pills for obesity?

No.: There are agents to facilitate weight loss - diet plans, medications, operations. But there's no magic pill or surgery or anything else for weight loss - the effort still has to be put in by the patient to effect meaningful weight loss regardless of what pill you may take or operation you may have. ...Read more

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What ethnicity has most obese people?

What ethnicity has most obese people?

See this at CDC.GOV: Us data shows blacks and hispanic groups have higher rates than caucasians http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/dsobesityadults/but that is a very limited global view. Pima indians and aboriginals have high rates, also certian pacific islanders. ...Read more

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How can children avoid becoming obese?

How can children avoid becoming obese?

Obesity avoidance: Sedentary lifestyle (not enough exercise), excessive portion size and high sugar/carbohydrate/fat/processed food diets are the most prevalent culprits in childhood obesity. All family members should be engaged in healthy lifestyles to prevent obesity in both short and long term. ...Read more

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I can't control eating and have become obese?

I can't control eating and have become obese?

Consider Overeater's: Anonymous. A beneficial 12 step program. It is free ; confidential. Get checked by your doctor before an exercise program. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. ...Read more

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What health problems are a result of obesity?

Diabetes: diabetes, high blood pressure, inflamed liver, sleep apnea, are all related to obesity. The metabolic syndrome with large waste,insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol is also related to obesity. ...Read more

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How does obesity specifically affect teenagers?

How does obesity specifically affect teenagers?

Obesity & Teens.: The prevalence of obesity is increasing significantly in teens, likely related to their use of technology. Among other things. Being young and obese does not bode well for a future of health and wellness. Teens need to exercise and get outside. ...Read more

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What percent of america is obese at end of 2012?

What percent of america is obese at end of 2012?

Too many- read on: By definition a person is considered obese if bmi is 30 or greater. The percentage is 35.7 and source is the cdc. I attached the website where you can read the cdc report and see the slides. http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html. ...Read more

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Should i lift weights even though i'm very obese?

Should i lift weights even though i'm very obese?

Lifting weights: Yes you can and that would help you tone your body. However, doing cardiovascular exercise is much more effective at helping you lose weight and is better for conditioning your heart. ...Read more

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What are the most common complications of obesity?

What are the most common complications of obesity?

Oodles, poor health: Obesity is associated with diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, infertility, premature birth, colon polyps, hiatal hernia, diverticulosis, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, immobility, restrictive lung disease, cardiac disease, gout, stroke, uterine fibroids, breast cysts, tumors, cancer, prostate cancer, depression, low esteem, skin rashes, premature death, multiple meds, surgery, etc. ...Read more

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Am 26 years old, 5"3 and 180 pounds is that obese?

Am 26 years old, 5"3 and 180 pounds is that obese?

Obese: Well, by the bmi definition, yes. A bmi above 30 is considered obese. Morbid obesity, however, is a bmi of 40 or greater if you have no medical problems, or a bmi of 35 or greater if you have medical problems like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, diabetes, etc. ...Read more

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Who keeps statistics on child obesity in the world?

Who keeps statistics on child obesity in the world?

WHO: The world health organization and the cdc (centers for disease control and prevention). ...Read more

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What is safer travel for obese person? Train or plane?

What is safer travel for obese person? Train or plane?

No difference: The train allows you to spread out more with larger seats and less disturbance of those in adjacent seats. Airlines except for first class, have narrow seats and frankly, no one wants to sit next to an obese fellow passenger which limits their mobility. But your extra weight makes no change in the safety of the travel arrangement. ...Read more

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If you are obese does it affect trying to have a child?

It can: Being obese can effect the actual mechanics of making the baby by making it difficult. Erectile problems are more common in the obese, especially if they have high blood pressure and diabetes too. Additionally, being obese affects how the body makes sex and pregnancy hormones. That being said, sometimes obese people make babies easily, and sometimes skinny people are infertile. ...Read more

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What are some common health consequences of being obese?

What are some common health consequences of being obese?

DM, BP and arthritis: The most common problem with long term obesity is arthritis. Carrying around extra weight causes a lot of wear on the hips knees and ankles as well as the lower back. If you have diabetes and high blood pressure in the family then being overweight can make those problems worse as well. ...Read more

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I"m 60 yrs old, 5'3", 137 lbs. Is that considered obese?

Not hardly: Obesity is determined by bmi - body mass index. Ideally (if you are female) your weight would be btwn 04 to 127 pounds. ...Read more

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Why is the prevalence of obesity so high in recent years?

Why is the prevalence of obesity so high in recent years?

Modern obesity.: Several reasons why obesity is so prevalent nowadays. Technology has made us all quite sedentary. We tend to eat foods of convenience rather than sitting down for slow, healthy family meals. We're often working too hard to get adequate sleep and we're under constant stress. Often we state we don't have time to exercise. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm obese need to loose 30kg weight?

What do you advise if I'm obese need to loose 30kg weight?

Take it slow: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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How come people think its bad for an obese person to fast?

Fasting: Fasting does nothing beneficial for you. It is not healthy, and certainly does not promote or maintain long term weight loss. When you fast, it slows your metabolism which causes you to gain the weight back (+more) when you stop fasting. This is the yo-yo effect. As a stand alone method for long term weight control, fasting is terrible. Eating healthy and exercising is the best. ...Read more