Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. People are considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), a measurement obtained by dividing a person's weight in kilograms by the square of the person's height in metres, exceeds 30 kg/m2.
Causes of Obesity
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in India in the 21st century, with morbid obesity affecting 5% of the country's population. India is following a trend of other developing countries that are steadily becoming more obese.
Evidence to support the view that some obese people eat little yet gain weight due to a slow metabolism is limited; on average obese people have a greater energy expenditure than their thin counterparts due to the energy required to maintain an increased body mass.
1) Age: as the age of and individual increases the rate of metabolism reduces
CHILD OBESITY AND NASH TREATMENT:
2) Diet: improper dietary habits and irregular meals disturbs the metabolism leading to weight gain
3) Lifestyle: sedentary lifestyle with least amount of activiy in the whole day and inactivity leads to increase in weight.
4) Hormones: hormones play a vital role in metabolism . any disturbance in the hormones or imbalance leads to improper metabolism.
5) Hereditary factor: obesity can be inherited due to specific genetic pattern in the family.
Child obesity is becoming a common problem & a reason of distress for many mothers despite the growing health consciousness. Besides being a major risk factor for many health problems, obesity can also have psychological effects. Hence mothers often tend to tryout various methods & treatments in their attempt to reduce their child's weight. These attempts include dieting, avoiding junk & fatty foods, joining weight reducing centres, taking drugs for suppressing appetite & extreme diet restrictions.
Unfortunately weight loss is not always fat loss. There is a difference between the two & that has to be understood. For this we must understand what constitutes body weight as seen on the weighing scale.
It comprises of two things fat weight & fat-free weight. Fat weight is the weight of fat i.e. adipose tissue on childs body. Fat-free weight is the weight of muscles, bones, blood, tissue & organs.
In an essence fat weight would be the most vital aspect of child body which should never be compromised. Nash Clinic offers you safer alternative to the above methods for losing & controlling weight.
At Nash Clinic we give most effective treatment in cases of weight gain. along with the homoeopathic medicine proper dietary guideline and exercise is also necessary .