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A Clinical Review of Obesity

Gyanendra kumar Gupta, Gagan Devi


Obesity is considered as metabolic disorder. The World Health Report 2002 of W.H.O. listed obesity under the 10 top selected risks to the health. Obesity is the dreadful disease with its hazardous complications like hypercholesterolemia, ischemic cardiac disorders, hypertension, DM etc. It is observed that these complications are more common in obesity. It is frequently blamed on ingestion of heavy and over food, endocrine factors, body built or heredity etc. But so far obesity is a disease of unknown aetiology. BMI (Body Mass Index) more than 27 indicate increasing risk of health. Treatment of obesity is difficult without the cooperation of patient. Patients need motivation for this.


Obesity,Metabolic, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension,andBMI

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