Body Fat - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Feb 21, 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Whom do I consult for obesity?

Consult your general physician for obesity.

2. What are the complications of excess body fat?

Excess body fat, especially in the abdominal area increases the risk of heart disease. It also increases the risk of diabetes and malignancies.

3. How to prevent excess fat accumulation in the body?

Regular exercise and calorie restricted healthy diet can prevent the excess fat accumulation in the body.

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