Obesity - Vitality Hormone Clinic

What is obesity?

Obesity is defined as having an excessive amount of body fat that increases the risk of other health problems. The most common tool to diagnose obesity is body mass index (BMI), which is a measure of body fat based on height and weight.

A BMI of 30 or higher is considered obese. Obesity puts people at higher risk for serious diseases and health conditions such as:

Obesity is generally caused by a combination of factors including genetics, diet, lack of physical activity, and environment. Some health conditions, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and Cushing's disease can also lead to weight gain and obesity.

Losing weight can be challenging but is important for improving health. Strategies for weight loss include:

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In summary, obesity refers to having high levels of unhealthy body fat that raises disease risk. Genetics, diet, activity levels and other factors influence it. Losing even a small amount of weight can impart big health benefits. Speak to your doctor or visit Vitality Hormone Clinic to explore science-based weight management options tailored to you.

I tried to cover the key aspects of defining and describing obesity in this answer. Please let me know if you need any clarification or have additional questions!

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