Running Head: PATHOLOGY OF OBESITY
Pathology of Obesity
Obesity has become an epidemic in the recent past. Different studies have been promoted to understand the obesity and aim at promoting various strategies that may deal with the situation. This research paper looks at obesity in various views. It introduces obesity and analyses various causes such as generic factors, lack of physical activities and eating disorders and how they that may lead to obesity.
It has given several measures that may help to improve this situation. Promoting education on the benefits of a healthy eating and engaging in physical activities are some of the recommended measures that a person may engage in to reducing cases of obesity. To achieve these measures, the study has analyzed on different methods that may be used to enhance education. The use of various campaigns in different areas such as institutions and working paces is the best method of education. Government and non-governmental organizations should provide various facilities that may be used for health promotion.
It has also discussed various scans that may be used in diagnosing obesity. These scans are Dual Energy X-ray, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT). They test the level of fats in human body which is compared with the normal rate. The results from the diagnosis are used by professionals in the determination of the relevant surgeries that may be used in dealing with the situation. These surgeries are Bariatric Surgery, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery and its possibility to cure diabetes Laparoscopic Surgery and Lap-band Surgery. The research paper has also discussed the advantages and disadvantages of using the various surgeries to the patients. The paper concludes by showing the importance of dealing with obesity as an epidemic. It has shown the various efforts that are being emphasized in by various organizations in...