Obesity

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what are the causes of Obesity?
general over eating (or could be born with a condition which causes it)
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How is Obesity diagnosed?
If your BMI (Body mass index) is 30 to 40 = you're obese If your BMI is over 40 you are obese or 'morbidly obese'
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What are the symptoms of Obesity?
1) Inability to come with physical activity 2)feeling tired every day 3) High blood pressure 4) high cholesterol
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what are the long term effects Obesity can cause?
Stroke and Coronary heart disease
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what is the recommended treatment for someone with Obesity?
Diet, Needed exercise, Whether they need testing/treating for other obesity-related conditions, They could also be referred to other services by the GP
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If appropriate in a case of obesity what could the GP recommend?
The GP may recommend an exercise program if it is appropriate for the patient
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Name 5 health care professionals for someone with Obesity
GP, Dietitian, personal trainer, pharmacist and physician
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