Sunday, 20 September 2015

Causes And Treatments Of Obesity

Obesity is the state of being overweight. The accumulation of the fat in the body have make a negative effect on the body. A person is considered as obese based on BMI factor. BMI (Body mass index) is a method used for the measurement of healthy weight.

  • Consumption of more calories
  • Leading a sedentary lifestyle
  • Not sleeping enough
  • Genetics
  • Medicines or medical conditions
  • Smoking
  • Emotional factors
  • Age
  • Pregnancy

  • In the gastric bypass surgery, reduces the size of thestomach and causes food to bypass the small intestine.
  • In this procedure 75 percentages of the stomach is removed and limit intake of food.
  • In gastric banding, band the upper part of the stomach which limits the amount of food and feel full after eating less amount of food.

    Gastric bypassGastric Banding

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