Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Hope for the Obese?

Obesity is a health problem that most American teenagers face today. It is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. A person who is obese increases the likelihood of various diseases, particularly heart disease. Obesity can be caused by lack of activity and excessive dietary calories. It can also be because of genes, endocrine disorders, medications or more.

There has been a lot of studies to treat obesity. One of them is the use of phentermine. Phentermine is used together with diet, exercise and behavioral modification to treat obesity in people with risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes. Click here to learn more about this treatment.


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