Friday, May 25, 2012

Cause of Being Overweight or Obese

Cause of being overweight was not only limited to eating a lot, lack of exercise or too long in the room air conditioner. So also with taking several medicines. The following causes of being overweight or obese:
1. Virus flu
Children in the journal Pediatrics that children exposed to flu virus adenovirus 36 in this case, is more likely to be obese.

2. Using the air conditioning / AC
According to an article published in International Journal of Obesity 2006 states that, in a comfortable temperature conditions and will constantly trigger the body does not move which makes the lack of burning calories.
3. Lack of sleep
Hormonal changes occur when the body does not get enough rest. Lack of sleep spur of hunger and fatigue with minimal physical activity. And was then led to weight gain.
4. Tonsillectomy
Research from St. Louis University in Missouri USA, found children from thyroid removed, then a higher weight than those not operated on. Increased weight and body mass index (BMI) can be seen up to seven years after tonsillectomy. Tonsillectomy increases appetite in children.
5. Exposed to light during the night
The study, published journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presented on an 8 week study on rats, resulted in mice exposed to dim light at night increased 50 percent more weight than mice that passed the night in total darkness, with the foods and activities that the same. And this result applies to people who eat late at night.
6. Mothers who give birth at ages over 30 years
Mothers who give birth in more than 30 years of age, tend to have obese children. Archives of Disease in Childhood explains that, children born to women aged 30 years and over, fat content of 2.6 - 2.8 percent. This means more than children born to women younger than 25 years.
7. Environmental pollution
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition states that plastic chemicals such as bis phenol A and polybrominated diphenyl endocrine disrupting. Same article also appeared in The International Journal of Obesity states that the plastic chemicals also disrupt hormone signals that can ultimately result in obesity in humans that are in that environment.
8. Genetic factors
The journal Nature Genetics includes about 18 new genetic markers that could play a role in obesity. According to two published studies also mentioned the signs, even in the same article, no link between the gene with obesity.
9. High-fat diet during pregnancy
Researchers from the University of Cincinnati and the Medical College of Georgia found that rats fed a diet high in fat, tend to have large babies. Birth of a risk factor for obesity later in life. Big baby is due to fat consumed by the mother, giver of nutrients causes the placenta to the fetus is too much.
10. Drugs
Preventive medicine depression, diabetes, hypertension and unwanted pregnancy, causes weight gain. The use of psychotropic drugs, especially anti-depressant, according to 2009 study in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition in the United States, have increased the weight by 5% in 1988 to 2002.


Kulak Zari Ameliyati said...

The new study emphasized that particularly younger children gained weight after tonsillectomy they are not more likely to become overweight or obese after the tonsillectomy. Thus tonsillectomy is not a factor for obesity.

Bademcik Ameliyati Kulak Zari Ameliyati


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