Childhood Obesity Treatment in Coimbatore

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What is child obesity?

Obesity problem in children is a complicated disorder that is usually defined by excess body fat. Obesity isn't just a cosmetic problem. It's a medical issue that increases your chances of contracting additional illnesses, health issues like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain kinds of cancer.

The specific signs that show in a child dealing with obesity:

Understanding the benefits of undergoing child obesity treatment :

  • Better feeling
  • Have more stamina.
  • Controlling the amount of cholesterol you have.
  • Diabetes type 2 can be cured or improved.
  • Reduce the chances of developing heart disease, stroke, fatty liver disease, osteoarthritis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
  • Enhance mobility and breathing.

How can childhood obesity be diagnosed?

When a child's BMI is at or above the 27 adult equivalent cut off of IAP’s sex specific BMI-for-age growth charts, it is considered obese.

However, BMI alone might be deceiving because children grow at various rates. Other considerations that a health care professional will consider while making a diagnosis include:

Treatment options for child obesity :

Your child's age determines childhood obesity treatment and whether or not they have any underlying medical concerns. Changes in your child's food habits and physical activity are frequently part of treatment. In some cases, medication or weight-loss surgery may be used to address the condition.

FAQ Questions? Answered!

Obesity in children is caused mostly by lifestyle factors such as a lack of physical activity and a high-calorie intake of food and beverages. However, genetic and hormonal variables may also play a role.
Obesity generally starts in childhood and is associated with psychological issues, asthma, diabetes, and cardiovascular risk factors. Childhood obesity is significantly associated with severe problems because many fat children grow up to be obese adults.
Obesity in childhood can lead to metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes with its associated cardiovascular, retinal, and renal consequences, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, obstructive sleep apnea, polycystic ovarian syndrome, infertility, and asthma.
They are also more prone to experience social isolation, sadness, and low self-esteem, all of which can have long-term consequences. Obese children are more likely to develop various chronic illnesses and disorders, such as asthma, sleep apnea, bone, and joint problems, and type 2 diabetes.
Obesity in children significantly impacts their physical health, social and emotional well-being, and self-esteem. It's also linked to poor academic achievement and a decrease in the child's quality of life.
The cost of treating childhood obesity includes the duration of sessions, medications and the respective treatments.

What Our Patients Are Saying

Our Department’s Experience

Our Department of Pediatrics has treated over 2,00,000+ patients with childhood obesity treatment over the last 48 years. Our team of highly experienced pediatrician will ensure you receive the best pediatric obesity treatment in Coimbatore.

Why Choose Sri Ramakrishna Hospital?

Over 48+ Years of Medical Service
Best in Class Medical Infrastructure
Highly Experienced Pediatrician
Latest and Safest Treatment Methods

Our Doctors and their Experience

Our team of highly experienced pediatrician has immense experience in providing childhood obesity treatment in Coimbatore.

Dr. V. Shobi Anandi is a Pediatric Endocrinologist in Coimbatore with over 11+ years of experience who specialises in treating hormonal problems in infants, children and adolescents.

MD., (Paed)Fellowship in Paediatric Endocrinology., Consultant Pediatrician and Paediatric Endocrinologist

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395, Sarojini Naidu Rd, New Siddhapudur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641044.

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