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A person is considered obese when their body mass index (BMI) is more than 30 kg/m2. BMI is calculated by dividing your weight by the square of your height in meters. Obesity is caused due to lack of physical activity, overeating, hormonal disturbances, genetic susceptibility, certain medications, or some psychological illness.

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How can I reduce my weight which I gained in the past four years?

Query: Hello doctor, How can I reduce my weight because I am losing my self-confidence? I am 218 lbs and 5.3 feet. I am 29 years old. My periods are regular. I am not taking any other medicines. All my blood tests are normal, which I took a week ago. Give me tips or a diet plan to reduce weight. I became o...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have to do diet control and exercises to reduce weight. Count calories and take a 1200 Calorie diet. There is no other way, such as any medication.  Read Full »

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