Mayıs 28, 2024
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Obesity is a medical condition characterized by excessive body fat that may negatively affect an individual's health. It is typically measured using body mass index (BMI), a ratio of weight to height, and defined as a BMI of 30 or greater.

Obesity is a medical condition characterized by excessive body fat that may negatively affect an individual’s health. It is typically measured using body mass index (BMI), a ratio of weight to height, and defined as a BMI of 30 or greater.

Obesity can lead to a variety of health problems, including:

Type 2 diabetes
High blood pressure
Heart disease
Stroke
Certain types of cancer
Sleep apnea
Osteoarthritis
Depression and anxiety
Obesity can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors. Some of the most common causes of obesity include a sedentary lifestyle, a diet high in calories, and a lack of access to healthy food options.

Prevention and treatment of obesity typically involve lifestyle modifications such as increasing physical activity, improving dietary habits, and incorporating behavioral changes. In some cases, medications or surgery may be necessary to help manage obesity. It is important to address obesity early on to reduce the risk of associated health problems.

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