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  1. Obesity

    Overweight and obesity are essentially preventable diseases.

  2. Obesity and hormones

    The hormones leptin, insulin, oestrogens, androgens and growth hormone are factors in obesity.

  3. Obesity in children - causes

    Once children are overweight, it takes a lot of effort for them to return to a healthy weight.

  4. Obesity in children - management

    If your child is overweight, you can help by making healthier lifestyle choices for yourself.

  5. Obesity surgery

    Obesity surgery is not a form of cosmetic surgery, nor an alternative to good eating habits and regular exercise.

  6. Obsessive compulsive disorder

    Obsessive compulsive disorder can have a profound effect on a person's life.

  7. Obsessive compulsive disorder - family and friends

    Living with a person with OCD can have a major impact on family and friends.

  8. Obstetrician-gynaecologist

    An obstetrician-gynaecologist is a specialist doctor who cares for women and specialises in pregnancy, childbirth and reproductive health.

  9. Obstetricians

    An obstetrician is a medical doctor who is specially trained to look after mothers and babies during pregnancy, labour and straight after birth.

  10. Occupational therapist

    Occupational therapists help people to live more independent lives.