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  • Deep Vein Thrombosis and Obesity

    What is Deep Vein Thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – or venous thromboembolic (VTE) disease – results when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a deep lying vein, usually in the leg or pelvic region, typically due to venal damage or interruption or stoppage in blood flow. The formation of a clot is not dangerous

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and Morbid Obesity

    What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) concerns tingling and pain in the hand and forearm due to a compressed nerve at the wrist. Morbid or severe clinical obesity (meaning body mass index [BMI] 40+) is established as a risk factor for CTS. Morbid Obesity Increases Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

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  • Impact Of Overweight On Health

    What Is Overweight? Doctors use the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a convenient method of assessing whether someone is underweight, normal weight or overweight. According to the body mass index, a person is deemed overweight if they have a BMI of 25 or higher. BMI is based on 2 variables, weight and height, but takes

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  • What is Child Overweight?

    Overweight in children or adolescents is not assessed in the same way as adult weight. For adult men and women, the standard clinical tool for identifying overweight and obesity is the Body Mass Index (BMI), a height-to-weight scale, which is relatively easy to use but slightly imprecise as it takes no specific account of fat

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  • Weight Chart For Children (Boys)

    Boy’s Weight Status Should Be Determined By Individual Examination Even if a boy’s weight falls between the 5th and 85th percentiles, this does not necessarily mean that he has a healthy weight. Your child’s weight status should be assessed by your doctor on the basis of individual examinations conducted over time. This method is required

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  • How to Control Weight

    How to Control Weight

    In order to control our weight – especially during menopause – we need to develop two important habits. We need to eat fewer calories (calories-in) and burn more calories (calories-out). Weight loss supplements don’t help us to lose weight because they don’t help us develop better eating habits. How to Control Weight by Cutting Calories

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