The best indicator and screening tool and measurement method to decide if you fall into the group of patients with obesity or overweight is BMI which is patient’s weight in kilograms divided by square of height in meters. Please note that BMI is not an indicator to measure body fat directly however it is a great start to figure out your options for weight loss and regaining your healthy life back after we perform appropriate health assessment.
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If your BMI value falls in between 20 and 25 your weight is considered ideal whereas if it falls within 25 and 30 you are considered overweight and if it falls beyond 30, you are considered in obese group, if greater than 40, you fall into the group with morbid obesity.
Contrary to popular belief obesity is not a weight problem but a metabolic disease. Do not let it change your entire life and take the first step and consult with us to figure out your ways for a healthier life and more energy to live your life at better conditions.