Obesity and Heart Health
Family Healthcare & Cardiac Center
Cardiovascular clinic with trusted cardiologist & vein specialists, offering wide range of vascular tests, imaging & treatments in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY.
Obesity is defined as the weight that is higher than what is considered a healthy weight. One of the easiest ways to measure if you are obese is by calculating your Body Mass Index (BMI). A BMI is your weight in kilograms divided by your height in meters. A BMI higher than 25.0 is considered overweight. A BMI that is higher than 30.0 is considered obese.
Risk factors Associated with Obesity:
The risk factors for obesity are mostly behavioral habits such as sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits. Having a sedentary lifestyle and eating unhealthy food can lead you to gain weight.
Consequences of Obesity:
High Blood Pressure
Type 2 Diabetes
To prevent obesity you can start by eating more fruits and vegetables and exercising at least 30 minutes per day.
For information on healthy eating, Please visit eatingwell.com
Treatment for obesity:
The best treatment for obesity is to lose the excess weight naturally through diet and exercise.
Medications and surgery are available upon your doctor's recommendation.
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Sat 8AM- 5PM
For weekdays we have extended call center hour up to 8PM
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