Obesity Treatment

Fat loss Treatment/ “Obesity”

As we all know, obesity is becoming very common and causing lots of chronic medical and psychological problems.  Obesity can affect almost all the organ systems of the body, increasing morbidity and mortality, There are lot of reasons for obesity.  Different ages have different reasons. Cultural, situational, stress, socioeconomic, psychiatric, and medical conditions can cause obesity.  There are numerous medications that increase obesity by slowing or altering the metabolism.  In my opinion, the most important causes of obesity are stress, overwork, and ignoring one’s health are the leading causes of obesity.

The definition of obesity is a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30.  Overweight patients have a BMI between 25-29.9.  BMI is calculated by the height and weight of a person.  Obesity can raise cholesterol such as the LDL, triglycerides, and can lower the good cholesterol, HDL.  It can increase blood pressure, blood sugars and insulin levels, and cortisol.  Obesity also decreases testosterone and increases the bad estrogen.