Obesity is a medical term which indicates that a person is more than 20 percent above their recommended weight range. Excessive body fat can have a wide range of impacts and can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, increase in blood pressure, and arthritis. Treatment for obesity and associated symptoms is weight loss, counselling, surgery in some cases and medication. Aryuveda, herbal medicine, nutritional therapy and homeopathy are alternative treatments for obesity.
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