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  1. Obesity and Overweight in Children | Condition Leaflet

    Obesity and Overweight in Children, The rapid rise in obesity seen since the 1970s has been called the obesity epidemic. The increase in obesity seems to be flatten...

  2. Obesity and Overweight in Adults | Condition Leaflet

    Obesity and Overweight in Adults, How common are obesity and overweight? Obesity and overweight are common. According to 2012 government reports, in England: 24 out...

  3. Obesity in Children | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  4. Obesity in Adults | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  5. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  6. Diet Sheet for Oesophageal Reflux | Condition Leaflet

    Factors which increase the pressure include tight clothing, obesity, pregnancy and coughing.   Which foods and other factors are likely to trigger oesophageal reflux...

  7. Alcohol and Liver Disease - Causes | Condition Leaflet

    Some cancers (mouth, gullet, liver, colon and breast). Obesity (alcohol has many calories). Damage to an unborn baby in pregnant women. Alcohol dependence (addiction).

  8. Metabolic Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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 &...

  9. Weight Loss Surgery | Condition Leaflet

    Newer operations for obesity are also being developed. They include a type of surgery called 'primary obesity surgery endolumenal' (POSE). , overweight obesity baria...

  10. Bardet-Biedl Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  11. Gout Diet Sheet | Condition Leaflet

    Achieve a healthy weight Obesity may be a primary consideration to reduce levels of uric acid in the blood. Insulin resistance is commonly seen in those who are obese and it may be involv...

  12. Prader-Willi Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  13. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease | Condition Leaflet

    The risk factors for developing NAFLD include: Obesity. Most people with NAFLD are obese or overweight . However, the relationship between body fat and NAFLD, and factors that determin...

  14. Mediterranean Diet | Condition Leaflet

    Research has also shown that following a Mediterranean diet can reduce the chance of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, some cancers, ...

  15. Blount's Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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 ] ...

  16. Bariatric Surgery | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  17. Alström's Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  18. Cushing's Syndrome | Condition Leaflet

    For example, although most people with Cushing's syndrome have obesity, most people with obesity do not have Cushing's syndrome. Likewise, high blood pressure is common but C...

  19. Alcohol and Liver Disease | Condition Leaflet

    Being overweight (obesity) . Damage to an unborn baby . An increased risk of accidents. Addiction (alcohol dependence) .

  20. Eat More Fruit and Vegetables | Condition Leaflet

    You have a lower chance of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes . Fruit and vegetables also: Contain lots of fibre which helps to keep your bowels healthy.