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    Obesity Conditions

    Obesity is the medical term for being very overweight. If you are obese or overweight, this means that you are carrying excess body fat. Being overweight or obese is not just about h...

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

    Pre-diabetes (Impaired Glucose Tolerance) Conditions

    They include: Being overweight or obese (most people with pre-diabetes are overweight or obese). Having a family history of diabetes.

    Glucose Tolerance Test

    Oedema (Swelling) Conditions

    Many people with fluid retention are overweight and losing weight can make a big difference to improve the oedema. A gradual weight loss (rather than fasting and bingeing) is recommended.

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Conditions

    Many women with PCOS are also overweight. Treatment includes weight loss (if you are overweight) and lifestyle changes in addition to treating the individual symptoms.

    Snoring Conditions

    Why do people snore? Being overweight: that is the number one cause. Too much fat in your neck squashes your throat and causes snoring.

    Obesity in Adults Professional

    Waist circumference should be used in combination with BMI to assess health risk in those individuals with a BMI <35 kg/m 2 , ie in overweight or obese grade 1 individuals, as follows. ...

    Bariatric Surgery Professional

    overweight obesity bariatric surgery weight loss (intentional)

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Professional

    overweight obesity pickwickian syndrome

    Obesity in Children Professional

    If the child is visibly overweight. Try: "I see more children these days who are a little overweight. Could we check [child's] weight?" , overweight obes...

    BMI Calculator Calculator

    overweight obesity overeating body mass index bmi

    Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator

    overweight obesity weight

    Weight Loss (Weight Reduction) Conditions

    You may not feel that being overweight or obese is a problem to you. So, you may have little motivation or desire to lose weight. , overweight obesity diets and specific foods weight...

    Paleolithic Diet (Paleo Diet) Dukan Diet Atkins Diet 5:2 Diet

    Endometrial Hyperplasia Conditions

    Being very overweight puts you at more risk of endometrial hyperplasia. So, if you are overweight, it seems likely that losing weight will make it less likely that the hyperplasia w...

    Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Conditions

    It most commonly affects older and teenage boys (adolescents) who are overweight. Pain in the hip or knee and limping are the main symptoms. It can be diagnosed on an X-ray.

    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Conditions

    It mostly affects women of childbearing age who are overweight or obese. Treatment is aimed at preventing permanent visual loss and includes treatment with medicines.

    Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome Conditions

    It most commonly develops in middle-aged men who are overweight or obese, although it can affect people who are not overweight. It is thought that as many as 4 in 100 middle-aged m...

    Boils, Carbuncles and Furunculosis Conditions

    Are very overweight (obese). Have a poor defence against infections (immune system). Have an illness making you frail or generally unwell.

    Causes Treatment

    Spinal Stenosis Conditions

    Spinal stenosis can often be treated by simple measures such as medicines for pain relief, keeping as active as you can and losing weight if you are overweight. Sometimes steroid injections o...

    Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Conditions

    Type 2 diabetes is usually initially treated by following a healthy diet, losing weight if you are overweight, and having regular physical activity. If lifestyle advice does not control your ...

    Centile Charts and Assessing Growth Professional

    A BMI above the 91st centile suggests overweight. A BMI above the 98th centile is very overweight (clinically obese). BMI below the 2nd centile may suggest a small build or may be in...

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