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How do I know if my child is obese?

October 5, 2022 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: How do I know if my child is obese?


Having a child looking heavier than other kids his age does not necessarily mean he is obese. Depending on the stage of childhood development, children have different amounts of body fat and may be mistaken for signs of being overweight or obese. Some children may also look big because they have a large body frame compared to others. It is best to see your doctor for consultation.

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Fast Food Links To Weight Gain

April 2, 2022 Category :Diabetes Research| Fitness 0

Every time a person opts for fast food instead of home cooked or restaurant meals, he is significantly raising his body mass index (BMI), according to researchers whose study packed enough evidence to prove ties between frequent fast food dining and excess weight.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

August 25, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS for short an imbalance in female hormones which can result to irregular menstruation periods as well as difficulty in getting pregnant. It can also cause unwanted changes in your physical look. If left treated, it can lead to serious health problems like diabetes and heart disease. PCOS is common problem affecting among women and often appears during adolescence. The cause of the imbalance of hormones remains unknown. However, hormonal imbalance can trigger the imbalance of other hormones. For instance, when a woman’s sex hormones slightly increase more male hormones or androgens, this can result to the person having more facial hair or even stop one from ovulating.

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