Glossary of medicine
ADHD – a condition portrayed by social and learning issue AIDS – a genuine (regularly deadly) ailment of the insusceptible framework transmitted through blood items particularly by sexual contact or defiled needles Abrasion – erosion by friction; an rubbed region where the skin is torn or worn off; the wearing out of rock particles by […]
Nutrition is a term that refers to the science and art of foods and nourishments. Nutritional science studies not just the foods but also how to obtain proper foods for optimal health, growth, and well being.
The term weight loss is self explanatory, any measure, including diets, medications, physical exercises, surgical procedures, supplements, herbs, activities, or behavior changes done with the aim to reduce the weight of a person can be termed weight loss measures, and the process as weight loss.
Any medication that is approved for the purpose of assisting in reducing the weight can be called an anti-obesity medication. Some of the anti-obesity medications include the following: Phentermine Belviq/Belviq XR Contrave Qysmia Saxenda Xenical Benzphetamine Diethylpropion Phendimetrazine Who is a candidate for anti-obesity drugs? anti-obesity drugs require one of the following: Person has a […]
Glossary of terms
Glossary of terms A abdominal – related or near abdomen abdominal-obesity tummy fat or fat in the belly. acanthosis – darkness and or thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin in the neck, and other areas indicative of insulin resistance adipex. Adipex is the brand name for the popular prescription weight loss medication called Phentermine hydrochloride […]
Obesity is defined by a body mass index of over 30.