Obesity Causes & Complications:

What is Obesity?

Obesity is a multi-factorial chronic disease that occurs when a person has excess body fat (adipose tissue) that might put him or her at threat of increased health complications.

Over the period of time, Obesity is considered as common disease in many advanced Nations. Several health associations, including the Canadian Medical Association and the World Health Organization classify Obesity as common disease.

There are many factors which contributes to cause Obesity. Treatment is  much more complex to diagnose obesity, your Consultant will be measuring your weight and height to calculate your BMI, but there is more to it than BMI alone.

What are the Causes of Obesity?

The causes of Obesity are complex and multifaceted, which includes relation among multiple genes and also environmental factors. The most generally cited cause is food intake combined with inadequate exercise. While this is true in some cases, it’s an over-simplification. Many other factors impact both appetite and weight gain, either by enlarging fat cells, which are always present in the body, or by creating further of them.

Genetics, specifics, poor sleep (including from sleep apnea), stress, internal health problems, socioeconomic status, hormones, endocrine diseases to contribute to the development of Obesity.

Hundreds of different genes are factors in fat and Obesity. We know they are main cause of Obesity in multiple ways, similar as by affecting your appetite, sense of wholeness (malnutrition), metabolism, food jones , body- fat distribution, tendency to use eating as a way to manage with stress. Some studies show that your parents and grandparents cultures can affect your body’s way of interacting with food.

What are the Complications?

While the main symptom of Obesity can be consider as increased body fat, particularly around the tummy, numerous health complications can arive from this disease. Excess weight influences biology in multiple different ways, which can range from excess pressure in the abdominal region to hormonal goods, since adipose tissue can lead to certain hormone levels increasing. Individualities with obesity are at an increased threat for a wide range of conditions.

  • insulin resistance
  • type 2 diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • heart disease
  • stroke
  • gout
  • sleep apnea
  • osteoarthritis
  • headache or migraine
  • endocrine conditions (e.g., polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • infertility
  • diminished sex drive
  • mental health problems (e.g., low self-esteem, anxiety, depression)
  • reduced quality of life
  • skin problems
  • hirsutism
  • phlebitis
  • kidney disease
  • gynecomastia
  • several types of cancer (e.g., breast, cervical, uterine, prostate, colorectal)
  • several digestive conditions

Women with Obesity also have an increased threat of complications during pregnancy, similar as blood clots, preeclampsia, gravid diabetes, and confinement, and their babies are at advanced threat of being born with certain birth blights or being born unseasonable.

Obesity is a complicate surgery but you can best results consulting Dr. Vasudev Chowda at Dr. Vasudev’s GI and Endoscopy Centre. Along with trying to manage weight, treatment can focused  on reducing the effects of obesity, such as balancing blood sugar in case if the person has high diabetes.

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