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Consequences and Health Risks
Overweight and obesity are major risk factors for a number of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer and while it was once an issue only in high income countries, overweight and obesity has now dramatically risen in low- and middle-income countries.Such countries are now facing a "double burden" of disease, for while they continue to deal with the problems of infectious disease and under-nutrition, they are also experiencing a rapid upsurge in chronic disease risk factors such as obesity and overweight, particularly in urban settings.

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What is obesity screening?
What is obesity screening? Obesity is the condition of having too much body fat. It's not just a matter of appearance. Obesity can put you at risk for a variety of chronic and serious health problems. These include:

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Obesity
The term obese describes a person who's very overweight, with a lot of body fat. It's a common problem in the UK that's estimated to affect around 1 in every 4 adults and around 1 in every 5 children aged 10 to 11.

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What is obesity?
Depression can sometimes lead to weight gain, as people turn to food for emotional comfort. Certain antidepressants can also increase risk of weight gain.

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Obesity
Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity isn't just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers.

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What is obesity?
Cardiovascular Diseases *Hypertension *Heart attack *Ischemic heart disease *Heart failure *Deep vein thrombosis *Embolism Respiratory System Diseases *Sleep apnea *Asthma *Obesity hypoventilation syndrome *Pulmoner embolism Oncological Diseases *Breast, uterus, over cancer *Bladder, kidney, prostate cancer *Liver, pancrease cancer

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Treatment Of Obesity
Permanent treatment of obesity refers to two basic elements. • Giving at least 10% of the initial weight • Stay constant for at least 1 year on given weight If these two are provided together, we can talk about successful weight loss. If one of them does not reach the target, we say "failed treatment".

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What causes obesity?
In most people obesity is caused by eating too much and moving too little. If you consume high amounts of energy from your diet but do not burn off the energy through exercise and physical activity, the surplus energy will be turned into fat.

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