Journal of Obesity and Diabetes is an open access, peer reviewed journal in Edelweiss Publications, Inc. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and researchers all over the world to promote, discuss new issues and developments in different areas of Obesity and Diabetes research

Journal of Obesity and Diabetes (ISSN: 2638-812X)

Obesity

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Obesity

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat, It increases your risk of diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure

Obesity is diagnosed when body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher body mass index is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms (kg) by height in meters (m) squared.

Causes

Although there are genetic, behavioral and hormonal influences on body weight

Obesity can sometimes be traced to a medical cause, such as Prader-Willi syndrome, Cushings syndrome, and other diseases and conditions.

Risk factors

Obesity usually results from Genetics, Family lifestyle, Inactivity, Unhealthy diet, Medical problems, Certain medications, Age, Pregnancy, Lack of sleep

Complications includes

1. High triglycerides and low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol
2. Type 2 diabetes
3. High blood pressure
4. Heart disease
5. Stroke
6. Breathing disorders, including sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts
7. Gallbladder disease
8. Gynecological problems, such as infertility and irregular periods

Prevention

Monitor your weight regularly
Exercise regularly
Avoid the food traps that cause you to eat

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