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    Childhood Obesity Conditions

    Childhood Obesity, The rapid rise in obesity seen since the 1970s has been called the obesity epidemic. Overall, the obesity rate in children is decreasing, but a d...

    Obesity and Overweight Conditions

    Obesity and Overweight, 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 bo...

    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 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 Hypoventilation Syndrome Professional

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

    Orlistat (Weight Loss Medicine) Conditions

    Liraglutide is a new medicine that was licensed for the treatment of obesity in January 2017. There has been limited experience of this treatment, which is only available in injectable form.

    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 &...

    Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Conditions

    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 determine ...

    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...

    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 ...

    Cushing's Syndrome Conditions

    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...

    Mediterranean Diet Conditions

    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, ...

    Weight Loss Surgery Conditions

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

    Meralgia Paraesthetica Conditions

    Risk factors include obesity, pregnancy and ascites. Ascites is the term used for a tense swelling of the tummy (abdomen) due to fluid.

    Atkins Diet Conditions

    There were concerns that high-fat low-carbohydrate diets would result in an increased risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke and diabetes; however, long-term studies suggest the reverse is tr...

    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 ] ...

    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 ...

    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...

    Candidal Skin Infection (Yeast Infection) Conditions

    Losing weight may help if obesity is contributing to this problem. Avoid anything wet being in contact with the skin for very long.

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