About 2 billion people are frustrated about their gaining weight. This gaining weight or already gained weight is usually known as obesity or overweight. Overweightness typically happens when you have more fat deposited in your body than normal. A healthy and a well functioning body contains a proper amount of fat for normal functioning of immune system, thermal insulation, energy consumption and hormonal reproduction in the body. When you have much fat and lipids in your body can impair flexibility, movement, and alter the body’s appearance. It also causes many disasterous health effects such as diabetes, heart diseases and many metabolic disorders. When overweightness happens, you have to lose some weight, which helps your body work properly.
Health Risks of obesity and overweight :
Obesity or overweight is really not a cosmetic problems but frustrating one. It associated with many other health problems that makes this condition much more frustrating.
Overweight or obesity is associated with higher deposition of fat and lipids. This can also cause higher deposition of lipids in the arteries in the form of plaques.
A plaque can burst which can leave blood clots. As these blood clots blocks the oxygen and blood supply to brain, it can cause strokes.
Diabetes Type :
Diabetes type 2 is characterized by high level of glucose in the blood and high level of insulin at first and then deficiency of it. Insulin is a hormone that breaks the glucose into energy. In diabetes type 2 cells doesn’t use insulin properly to break down glucose.
Diabetes is the leading cause of premature death, kidney disease, CHD and blindness. Overweight people are very likely to get diabetes.
High Blook Pressure :
Obese people have high blood pressure most of the time, which is very dangerous.
Obesity can lead to breast, colon, gallbladder and endometrial cancer.
Sleep Apnea :
Sleep apnea is characterized by one or more pauses in breathing while sleeping. It happens mostly in those people that have fat deposited around the neck. Airway gets narrowed in this way which makes it hard to breathe.
Gallstones are stone like materials that are formed in the gallbladder. They are made up of fats, lipids and cholesterol. Obese people are at the greatest risk of getting gallstones.
It is a common problem that causes extreme pain in the joints, hip and back. Extra weight can put pressure on the joints, in return causing pain.
Obesity can cause infertility and menstrual problems in females.
Metabolic Syndrome :
Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that increases your risk to get various health diseases. If you are obese or overweight, you are more likely to get this syndrome.
OBESITY HYPOVENTILATION SYNDROME:
It is a breathing disorder in which there is too much oxygen (hypoxymia) and too much carbon dioxide (hypoventilation) in the blood. Obese people are at the highest risk to get the syndrome.
TREATMENT FOR WEIGHTLOSS:
There are many treatments for weightloss like following diet plans, changing lifestyle and taking certain medications.
There are certain diet plans that have been introduced recently and actually work to get your body on proper track. These famous diet plans ensure that if you follow them, you will lose a great amount of weight in a small estimated time.
THE 3 WEEK DIET PLAN:
The simple 3 week diet plan by Brian Flatt, that has changed many people lives. It includes a complete diet for 3 weeks including what to eat and what to not eat.
THE HALF DAY DIET PLAN:
This diet plan was proposed by Nate Miyanki, after 15 years of research. This diet plan is based on three main features that you must follow to lose weight.
1.You have to take in three nutrient in your diet that are Protein, Carbohydrates and Fats. These three macro nutrients are really important for you.
2.You don’t have to make yourself obsessed with the harsh diet and take only those food that you love and contain all those three macro nutrients. So you should make your own diet plan according to the required nutrients.
3.Don’t stick to the same diet food after you lost weight. You have to change the diet plans so that your body gets all kinds of food.
THE FAT DIMINISHER SYSTEM:
This diet plan was proposed by Wan Viesley. If you follow it, you will definitely lose weight.
CHANGING LIFESTYLE AND HABITS:
By changing your lifestyle and habits, you can actually lose weight.
- Eat vegetables to help you feel full.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Get tempting foods out of your home.
- Stay busy because you don't want to eat just because you're bored.
- Eat only from a plate, while seated at a table. No grazing in front of the 'fridge.
- Don't skip meals.
Certain medications help to lose weight. These include:
- ORLISTAT (Xenical, Alli)
It absorbs third of the fat you eat and blocks the body to absorb fat. You can take it for long-term use.
It works by curbing your appetite. You can use it for long term use. Pregnant women should stop using belviq.
It works by mimicing your intestinal hormone that tells your brain that the stomach is full which can stop you from further eating.
It is a combination of two drugs named as naltrexone and bupropion.
It works by curbing your appetite.
It works just like qsymia, by curbing your appetite.