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    Obesity and Overweight Conditions

    Obesity and Overweight, 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 overwe...

    Childhood Obesity Conditions

    If your child is overweight or obese, they have an increased risk of developing various health problems and are more likely to become an overweight adult. If your child is overweight...

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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...

    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.

    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.

    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.

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    Bariatric Surgery Professional

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    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. ...

    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...

    Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Professional

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    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...

    BMI Calculator Calculator

    Accurate assessments of obesity are important, as being overweight or obese significantly increases your risk of a variety of medical conditions including type 2 diabetes ,  heart disea...

    Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Conditions

    It is very common and in many cases is linked to being obese or overweight. Most people with NAFLD do not develop serious liver problems. In some people, the build-up of fat in the liver can ...

    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 ...

    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...

    Planning to Become Pregnant Conditions

    See the separate leaflet called Diet and Lifestyle during Pregnancy to read more about the effects recreational drugs can have in pregnancy, and how the community drug teams can help. Overwe...

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