Types of obesity: specificity of weight loss

Health And Medical Video: Adult And Chldhood Obesity (December 2018).


Obesity is a metabolic disease, the most characteristic feature of which is excessive deposition of fat in organs and tissues. There are several types of obesity.

Obesity refers to a recurrent, susceptible to chronic diseases that require long, often lifelong treatment, therefore, qualified doctors (endocrinologists, dieticians, psychotherapists, neurologists, plastic surgeons and others) should treat it.

The basis for diagnosing the degree of obesity is the individually calculated body mass index.

At the same time, there are several gradations of obesity, both because of its occurrence, and on the mechanisms of its development.

Types of obesity

One of the classifications of types of obesity highlights:

Types of obesity: specificity of weight loss
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