Welcome to Obesenomore.org

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Where to Begin?

Before proceeding any further it is essential to get your basics right. So we start with answering some essential questions first like what is obesity, what are its causes, what are the complications arising out of it and the like.

What is Obesity?

Clinically, obesity is described as the excessive accumulation of fat that exceeds the body's skeletal and physical standards. The National Institute of Health (NIH) states that excessive weight becomes a health hazard when it is 20 percent or more above ideal body weight.

Obesity becomes a serious health risk when it becomes morbid. In such cases the patient is susceptible to serious diseases like chronic heart disease, respiratory diseases or even infertility. Called co-morbidities, these conditions or diseases may result in either significant physical disability or even death. Morbid Obesity is described as having a Body Mass Index of 40 or higher. According to the National Institutes of Health Consensus Report, morbid obesity is a serious disease and must be treated as such. It is a chronic disease, meaning that morbid obesity symptoms build slowly over an extended period of time.