Obesity causes early death

OBESITY CAUSES EARLY DEATH

According to Dato’ Dr. Haron, one of the major reasons for early death is obesity, which most of us are unaware of.

Damansara Hospital specializes in treatment of obesity with instant results.

Yesterday, there was a press meeting regarding obesity.

In this meeting, Dato’ Dr. Haron Ahmad, Dr. Sukumar Nadesan, as well as internationally acclaimed doctors Norman Samuel and Paul Wizman explained the different problems and different treatments for obesity.

Since last November, Damansara Hospital specializes in the treatment for obesity, with the help of expert doctors in the field.

The aim of the hospital is to treat obese patients with the most convenient methods, and if necessary they also use surgical methods.

Dato’ Dr. Haron Ahmad and Dr. Sukumar Nadesan gained their expertise training in America.

The objective of DSH, Damansara Hospital is to lead Malaysian citizens to a healthy life.

A survey shows that obese people have to spend more on medication than regular sized people.

All the doctors replied and explained to the queries of the media.

Dr. Sukumar mentioned that most of the obese patients are Indians and Malaysians, especially between the ages of 30 and 40.

Ex-Chief lecturer of UKM University, Dr. Sukumar emphasized that youngsters spending more time on the internet and watching television should spare time for exercise.

We have to change our lifestyle, we should also avoid fast food as well as junk food to reduce obesity and have a healthy body. Obesity reduces life span.

To have a healthy body the weight of the body should be maintained according to height.

For example for a person with the height of 172cms, he should maintain his weight between 60kgs to 74kgs.

To maintain the weight, diet and exercise should be utilized. Obese people would generally suffer from blood pressure, edema, joint pains, respiratory problems, and many more diseases.

According to Dr. Haron, 12% of Malaysians are on the verge of obesity.

Dr. Norman Samuel and Dr. Paul Wizman, emphasized that avoiding obesity will lead to a healthy body and a healthy life.

For obese and excessive obese people, an intestine surgery is performed as a treatment.

The body mass index was distributed to everyone in the press meeting to spread awareness. The doctors emphasized the popular saying “eat to live and not to live to eat.”

Indians can use the instructions specified for obesity to benefit their lives.

HEIGHT (Cm)

Minimum Weight (kg)

Maximum Weight (Kg)

145

42

52

147

44

54

150

45

56

152

46

58

155

48

60

157

50

62

160

51

64

162

53

66

165

55

68

167

57

70

170

58

72

172

60

74

175

62

76

177

64

79

180

66

81

182

67

83

185

69

85

187

71

87

190

73

90