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    Obesity Conditions

    Obesity , What is obesity? Obesity is the medical term for being very overweight. If you are obese or overweight, this means that you are carrying excess body fat. , over...

    Childhood Obesity Weight Loss Surgery Orlistat (Weight Loss Medicine) Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

    Obesity in Adults Professional

    Obesity in Adults, There are several facets to the problem of obesity: The prevention of obesity. The correction of obesity. The population-based approa...

    Obesity in Children Professional

    Obesity in Children, Pathological processes (see 'Complications', below) start early in life and are accelerated by obesity. See also separate articles Obesity in A...

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Professional

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome, Synonym: Pickwick syndrome The classic features of obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) are obesity and daytime hypercapnia. [ 1 ]...

    Metabolic Syndrome Professional

    Weight loss Weight reduction is important for those with abdominal obesity and the metabolic syndrome. See also separate  Obesity in Adults and Obesity in Children &...

    Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Professional

    Visual acuity is decreased to begin with along with impaired colour vision and decreases progressively. Obesity - with an estimated incidence of 72-92%, obesity begins early in ch...

    Prader-Willi Syndrome Professional

    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a complex genetic disorder characterised by hypotonia and developmental delay as an infant and obesity, learning disability and behavioural problems (especially...

    Blount's Disease Professional

    Prognosis Bracing is usually unsuccessful in girls and in those with obesity. If treatment is successful there is usually no residual disability or cosmetic abnormality. [ 4 ] ...

    Bariatric Surgery Professional

    For more general information regarding obesity and its management, see separate articles Obesity in Adults and Obesity in Children . , overweight obesity bari...

    Alström's Syndrome Professional

    Alström's syndrome is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by progressive cone-rod dystrophy leading to blindness , sensorineural hearing loss, childhood obesity ...

    Laurence-Moon Syndrome Professional

    Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome and Laurence-Moon-Biedl-Bardet syndrome are no longer considered valid terms, because the patients of Laurence and Moon had paraplegia, but no polydactyly or obesity...

    Centile Charts and Assessing Growth Professional

    Using the new charts, normal UK infants risk being diagnosed as being on a trajectory towards childhood obesity. National estimates of obesity will have to be recalculated for previo...

    Abdominal Distension and Bloating Professional

    The main causes of generalised abdominal distension are easily remembered by the five Fs: Fat (obesity) Faeces (constipation) Fetus (pregnancy) Flatus (gastrointestinal) Flu...

    Cardiovascular Disease (Atheroma) Conditions

    Lack of physical activity . Obesity . An unhealthy diet and eating too much salt . Excess alcohol . Treatable or partly treatable risk factors: High blood pressure ...

    Cardiovascular Health Risk Assessment Mediterranean Diet

    Oesophageal Cancer Professional

    Tylosis and Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome are also associated with an increased risk for SCC. Obesity has been linked with increased risk for AC but reduced risk for SCC. Obesity ...

    Painful Foot Professional

    Risk factors for foot pain include advancing age, obesity, injudicious footwear, high-impact exercise (eg, jogging) and underlying medical conditions (see under 'Aetiology' section).

    Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome in Children Professional

    OSAS is becoming an increasing concern as obesity in children increases and as hyperactivity may be related to poor sleeping. Congenital abnormalities associated with narrow pharyngeal air...

    Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease Professional

    Overweight and obesity Obesity is an independent risk factor for CHD. It is also a risk factor for hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance.

    Skin Tags Professional

    They are more common in patients with type 2 diabetes and those with obesity and they appear to have an association with the metabolic syndrome [ 2 ] . Aetiology [ 3 ] It may b...

    Craniopharyngiomas Professional

    There may be panhypopituitarism and obesity. Other endocrine features include decreased sexual drive and impotence. Most women complain of amenorrhoea.

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