Cause and remedy of childhood obesity

Obesity is defined as having an unhealthy amount of body fat. Overweight is defined as an excess amount of body weight as compared to an acceptable body weight. The common tool to measure obesity and overweight is the body mass index (BMI). It measures body weight In relation to height. A BMI may indicate a person is overweight, but it could indicate a person is overweight, but it could be due to lean muscle and not excess body fat (such as with an athlete).

Causes of childhood Obesity

Causes of childhood obesity with obesity, environmental and hereditary factors play the major role. In only 6 to 10 percent cases endocrine, syndromic or CNS causes are implicated. The causes of childhood obesity may be following:

  • Genetic/familial
  • Environmental – decreased activity. Increased calorie intake, TV viewing.
  • Endocrine –GHD, hypothyroidism, Cushing syndrome, PHP
  • Genetic syndromes- prodder-Willi, Laurence-Moon-Biedi, turner.
  • CNS lesions – infection, surgery, radiation, craniopharyngioma
  • Miscellaneous-steroids, anti=epileptics.

Homeopathic remedy:

Kali Bi, Graphites, Ferrum Met, Kali Carb, Phytolacca, Capsicum, Calcaria Carb, Aconite, Ambra Gresia, Antim Crude, Sulphur, Lycopodium, Phosphorous, Natrum Carb, Calcaria Ars, Arsenic Album, Cantharis, Ammonium Carb, Carbo Veg, Crocus Sativus, Digitalis, Pulsatilla, Bryonia, Bromium, Belladonna, Hyoscyamus, Camphor, Baryta Carb, Sabadilla, Rhus Tox, Magnesia Phos, Lachesis, Platina, Sepia, China and many other medicines.


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