Medical Complications Due To Obesity

Obesity is increased body weight or increased fat in the body. Individuals with a BMI of more than 30 are considered to be obese. Obesity leads to heart diseases, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, gastrointestinal disorders, cancer, etc. Regular exercise, proper diet, having good food habits, etc., will help in overcoming obesity.

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What is the reason for muscle cramps in the bottom part of the belly and pain above the heel of the right leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have muscle cramps in the bottom part of my belly or sometimes one one side of the belly since two to three years. I have put on a lot of weight and now have a protruding belly. I am taking Presolar twice a day, Tazloc-H, Modlip 10, Neurobion Forte once a day, and Caldikind sachet...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaveri Dandapani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The first thing I want to address is regarding your weight. I want you to reduce it by 20 kg within a year. Your HbA1c is high. Even though your PPBS (post-prandial blood sugar) is normal, FBS (fasting blood sugar) is slightly high. For this, I want you to go for reg...  Read Full »

Can obesity result in snoring?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male, and I do not have any medical condition besides that I am overweight, maybe obese class 1, with a height of 184 cm and weight between 105-115 kg. Last few months ago, I noticed that, sometimes, when I am about to fall asleep, I make a snoring sound while I am con...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A lot of causes can produce this snoring. They include: There are nasal causes that need an endoscopic examination to be diagnosed. Your soft palate may be large enough to vibrate while sleeping, which can be diagnosed by oral inspection. Capture a photo of your ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment for obesity with sleep apnea and joint pains.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old with a weight of 107 kilograms and a height of five feet. I have a BMI of 33. I have obesity grade 1. It got complicated with snoring, intermittent apnea, waking up with weak and scattered joints, and back pain. My vital signs are within normal limits. There is no abn...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The best modality of treatment for you is weight reduction. Having a weight reduction of ten percent in six months helps to revert the metabolic complications of obesity. The metabolic complications of obesity are diabetes, cholesterol, fatty liver disease, and oste...  Read Full »

Why do I have a foul-smelling dark patch on my forehead?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a dark patch on my forehead which smells bad. For this, I have tried laser treatment as well. But, it did not work. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I need to know few more details to give you a beneficial treatment plan. Since how long you have the patch? Is there any pain, burning or itching sensation? When and which laser you underwent and for how many session? Please do send clear photos of that...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to control the TSH level in a diabetic.

Query: Hi doctor, My dad is 67 years of age and my mom is 63 now. I have got general health checkup done for my parents. I am uploading the reports here. Kindly check and let me know if anything needs our immediate attention. Thanks  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) of your parents. Your mother is diabetic and she is controlling her diabetes good. She has a mild increase in her leukocyte count, it is due to infection. Did she get any fever in past week...  Read Full »

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