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Obesity

    OVER WEIGHT :

    10 % more than desirable weight.

    IDEAL WEIGHT :

    In adult males/females. Formula :- Height in cms 100 = weight in kgs Ex :- 165 cm 100 = 65 kg +5 kgs.

    OBESITY :

    More than 20% of ideal weight. Body mass index is calculated by weight (Kg) /Height 2 (meters).

    NORMAL RANGE : -

    1. Male up to 30
    2. Female up to 26.
    3. BMI more than 30 in males and 26 in females indicates obesity.

    PREVALANCE : -

    20 % to 40 % of adults and 10 % to 20% in children in developed countries.

    FACTORS :-

    Age at any age, common in men between 29-35 years and females between 45-49 years. It is associated with genetics , eating habits , junk food with lot of fats and salt . Pure starch , sweets. Lack of exercises , sedantary life style. Over eating is associated with stress, depression, anxiety, frustration and loneliness . Endocrine factor. Hormonal imbalance mal lead to weight gain.

    DANGERS OF OBESITY :-

    INCREASED MORBIDITY :-
    It is a risk factor in DM , HTN , Gall bladder disease , CAD, Osteoarthritis , etc.,
    INCREASED MORTALITY :-
    Reduced life span due to association with diseases like DM , HTN , CAD etc.,

     

 
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