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Frequently asked questions about Obesity

Does obesity cause complications?

Yes. Obese patients are at a risk of developing Diabetes mellitus, Cardiovascular diseases and Hypertension in the long term.

Does a low calorie diet help in losing weight?

Yes. Weight reduction can be achieved by reducing food intake and by regular exercise. A low calorie diet should constitute a low carbohydrate, high fiber, moderate protein and a low fat diet.

Does exercise help in losing weight?

1. Most obese people are capable of moderate aerobic exercise such as walking, swimming, gardening,dancing, provided it does not exceed their cardiovascular capacity.

2. Because of their heavy weight obese people expand more food energy than lean people doing exercise of this type.

3. Regular daily exercise will help in reducing than exercising once in a while.

What are the methods in surgical treatment?

1. Wiring the jaws together to prevent eating has been used to treat those who have found it impossible to ahere to a low calorie diet.

2. Although this usually results in marked loss of weight, many patients regain weight when the procedure is reversed.

3. An alternative and fairly safe operation (major) is to reduce the size of the stomach, for eg. by stapling, which can be undone.

4. Small intestine bypass, aimed at inducing mal-absorption, has been undertaken in some centres for the treatment of severe "morbid" obesity, but complications can be severe and sometimes fatal.

5. It should be emphasized that surgery should be considered only for those with gross, interactable obesity.

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I've been doing all the conscious efforts I know to lose weight but it doesn't seem to be helping me at all. I have been obese all my life and experiencing a couple of hypertensive attacks got me real scared. I don't like the idea of using a pill but I was advised to take some diet pills to help get a kick start for a healthy living. I have too many options as recommended by friends and relatives who had gained fantastic results on the pills they've used. I wanna try Prescopodene first because my cousin who used to be as obese like me is now looking great. I hope using a diet pill could help me lose weight.
AmeliaBarry Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Hey there, I've tried this Prescopodene and I bet you'll like as much as I did. I have lost 5.5 kilos in a month and I know you'd agree with me that it is an awesome weight loss for the first month. Obesity is a real danger so if exercise and diet doesn't work for you, try some diet pills like this. Just saying. Good luck on your journey.
Helen27 Friday, June 07, 2013
I'm on my second week and it sure curbs my hunger. I;m liking it because no side effects so far. I'm positive that I'm losing weight because I now feel lighter everyday. I hope this works as much as it did to those who had awesome success rate. Cheers!
AmeliaBarry Thursday, June 13, 2013
I'm 46 and before, I can easily manage keeping my weight by simply eating whats right and occasionally exercising. I don't know what happened because when I entered my 40's, I started gaining weight and even when I'm still doing my same old routine,It just doesn't seem to work anymore. I am hoping that weight loss pills could be my effective remedy for this but I'm not just sure what to take that does not cause too much weird stuff on my body. It'll be my first time so I'm really doing a serious quest for the right pill. this Prescopodene, is an eye-catcher. How long have you taken these and what are to be expected when your in it. I've read so many reviews and most are good ones. I just need to be sure before buying one for myself. Thanks for any help. Lydia
Lydia46 Wednesday, June 26, 2013
People in America are obessed because they eat fry foods, junk food also can effect your body. Another thing that cause to consume as much sugar in their unhealthy body figure. Obessity can lead to heart attack, possibly death. People that dont exercise enough or sleep. If you read the nutrition label it tells how many calories by each serving.
Smartguy77 Thursday, February 07, 2013
Obesity effects include Insulin Resistance, which has been identified as the link between obesity and fatigue. Obesity Symptoms
danielthomas Friday, January 18, 2013
I would like to see a group start a movement to require fast food commercials to list calories of their product. Everytime I see the Burger King Baconator commercial I wonder how unhealthy that sandwich is as you see the man try to fit it in his mouth. Also, Sunday night on WGN Chicago there is a show I think is called "Taste Chicago" at 10:00 pm. It seems to glorify unhealty eating, they should be obligated to inform viewers of the fat and calorie content of the food the restaurant is serving, hard to watch sometimes, people who are heavy anyway eating greasy unhealthy food. This show should be off the air. I have said my peace.
George77 Friday, March 16, 2012
r there any alternate method instead of bariatric surgery to reduce obesity ?
drnaresh14 Tuesday, January 24, 2012
mmmmm u can try to get fit and eat the right foods that can help
greenday_girl Wednesday, October 10, 2012
I am prasad reddy and i am 95kgs.. i am very obese.. please help me to reduce weight..
prasadreddy Thursday, February 24, 2011
i do wrestling in hihh school and there is no way better then to lose weight with a good diet then to go through excercises like that. You lose alot of weight and gain alot of muscle. just make sure to drink lots of water and eat lots of proteins.
Ryan_Wrestler Tuesday, January 25, 2011
okay i weigth 160 and im 5'2 does that make me over weight ??
adriannamarie Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Yess cause im 5'3 and and weight 115
slm333 Wednesday, April 06, 2011
so it depends on ur height?
diana467547 Monday, August 29, 2011
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ladyarise Sunday, December 05, 2010
Almost 50% of the Americans are infected by this death-taking disease. It is not at all an exaggeration, instead a serious problem nowadays. Due to obesity lot of heart disorders can be caused. Women with obesity have high risk of heart attack. Therefore it is very essential to get rid of obesity as soon as possible. Doctors suggest that it is very necessary to exercise for getting rid of obesity also women should pay attention to their eating habits and diet.

SandraThomas Monday, October 25, 2010
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