Childhood obesity

Obesity and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

By Dr. Monika Jain, Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

How Serious Can Excessive Weight Gain In Kids Be?

By Life Care Hospital, Multi Speciality Obesity is a condition characterized by the accumulation of excess body fat that leads to various health complications. A person is considered to be obese when their body mass index (BMI) is equal to or greater than 30. Causes of Obesity- Obesity in children has the…

Obese Children – Know Complications Associated With It!

By Dr. Suresh Keshan, Pediatrics Obesity is a condition characterised by accumulation of excess body fat that leads to various health complications. A person is considered to be obese when their body mass index (BMI) is equal to or greater than 30. Causes of Obesity- Obesity in children has the potential to…

Childhood Obesity – Effective Ways To Overcome It!

By Dr. Preeti Singh, Pediatrician Childhood obesity is a serious condition plaguing many adolescents and children these days. Obesity brings along with it a plethora of health scares such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes, all of which at a point of time were confined only to adults. Obesity in children also results in depression and self-esteem issues.…

Know More About Obesity In Children!

By Dr. I. P. S. Kochar, Pediatrics Obesity is a condition characterised by accumulation of excess body fat that leads to various health complications. A person is considered to be obese when their body mass index (BMI) is equal to or greater than 30. Causes of Obesity- Obesity in children has the…