The deposition of fat in the abdomen - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Stomach

Abdominal obesity type (type "apple") - when most of the fat is distributed in the abdomen, and the figure is shaped like "apple".

Common causes of abdominal fat deposition

1. Overeating, consumption of excessive amounts of carbohydrates, eating disorders - are rare and shifted to the evening meals.

2. Sedentary lifestyle.

3. Preceding pregnancy and childbirth (belly fat easily postponed as a consequence of hyperextension of the skin on the abdomen)

What if fat is stored in the abdomen.

1. It is necessary to determine the presence of excess weight it needs to measure waist circumference.Overweight there if waist circumference in men greater than 94 cm (the man in this case, be sure to hand over the analysis on hormones, such as testosterone and thyroid hormones) in women more than 82 cm.

2. If the body mass increases necessary to determinebody mass index.In determining body mass index, you can determine the degree of obesity.Body mass index is a ratio of body weight to increase performance, sq

uaring, and is calculated as follows:

body weight (kg) divided into :() height squared (m)

Classification of overweight and obesity (WHO.., 1998)

Underweight & lt; 18,5 kg / sq.m.

Normal weight 18.5-24.9 sq.m.

Overweight 25,0-29,9 kg / sq.m.

Obesity 1st degree 30,0-34,9 kg / sqm

Obesity 2 nd degree 35,0-39,9kg / m 2

Obesity grade 3 & gt; 40,0 kg / m 2

Please note that BMI is not valid in the elderly over 65 years,athletes, pregnant women and children.

3. If there are overweight need to limit consumption of animal fats, carbohydrates (bread, sweets, cakes, sweet fruit, etc.) The daily caloric intake should be less than 2000 kcal.

4. In the presence of excess body weight is recommended to increase physical activity.A set of exercises and the degree of physical activity should be discussed with your doctor.

5. In the presence of obesity need to consult an endocrinologist, who will offer to hand over analyzes on hormones and undergo the necessary diagnosis and treatment.

To which the doctor ask for obesity

the presence of abdominal obesity type (type "apple") should consult the specialists: endocrinologist, nutritionist.

Successful treatment of abdominal type of obesity can help you avoid the risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes 2tipa.Timely access to a doctor prevent the progression of endocrine disorders such as hypothyroidism and diabetes mellitus.