Instruction

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Obesity is a very serious disease and, of course, requires medical intervention. Obesity affects all internal organs, excess weight is a huge burden on the body. In order to know

**the degree****of obesity**, you need to calculate normal for you body weight. For this it is necessary to weigh and measure your height. You can then use the following formula: 50+0,75(height-150)+(age-20):4, where, from your height must subtract 150 cm and multiply the result by 0.75. Your age must subtract 20 and divide by 4, then everything folded. Under this formula, you get a perfect your body weight, given height, weight, age.2

Once you know your normal weight, you can calculate the percentage of excess weight. To do this, use the following formula: C=((M-N)/N)*100, where M is the actual body weight in kg, N — normal body weight in kg. If the result is less than 10 % then you are overweight but not yet obese. To get rid of those few extra kilos, it is necessary to abandon snacking and lead a more healthy lifestyle. If the percentage of excess weight more than 10% then you should seriously consider.

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So, in Russia there are 4 degrees

**of obesity**. If your body weight exceeds the normal on 10-29% is the first**degree****of obesity**, 30-49% - the second, 50-99% - third and fourth**degree**, when the body weight exceeds the ideal by more than 100%. Usually the first two degrees are treated with a complex of special exercises, maintenance therapy, various diets. The last two to cure hard enough, there should be mandatory supervision of a physician. In addition, people who are obese, have a serious illness of cardiovascular and respiratory system, therefore it is necessary to pay particular attention to.