“What is Obesity”
Obesity is a serious and chronic disease that is growing worldwide, affecting millions of people. It is defined as excess body fat compared to lean body mass caused by calorie intake that exceeds energy consumption. Obesity is the second most common cause of death after smoking.
***Causes of obesity
*Your body’s ability to convert the food intake into energy
*Your eating and exercise habits
* Obesity Complications
*Shorter Life Expectation
*The risk of premature death is increased by 50% to 100% compared with normal weight people.
*The average life expectancy is about 10 to 15 years shorter.
* Concomitant Disease Risks
Ischemic heart disease
Deep vein thrombosis
**Respiratory System Diseases
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
Breast, uterine, ovarian cancer
Large bowel cancer
Bladder, kidney, prostate cancer
Liver, pancreatic cancer
**Diseases of the digestive system
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Infertility in women
Polycystic ovary syndrome
**Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases
Asocial personality disorders
* Psychological and Social Good Risks
* Daily Life Difficulties
When you are obese, normal work becomes more difficult, such as moving
You tend to be tired more quickly and feel short of breath
Public transport seats and car seats may sound small
Personal hygiene can be difficult to achieve
* Treatment of Obesity
Regular Physical Exercise
* Treatment Activities
*Non-surgical treatment options for patients with obesity for 5 years are between 1% and 3% of the possibility of permanent weight loss.
*<0.1% in those receiving unsuccessful diet therapy during this time
*The probability of permanent weight loss by surgical treatment of these patients is close to 100%.
*There is a 80% chance of co-morbidities associated with surgical treatment.
Obesity Surgery Options