Childhood obesity: Rising cases of obesity in post COVID era
Author(s): Dr. Divya Ratna Sahoo and Dr. Abhijith Ranjan S
Abstract: The most significant public health issue faced by the 21st century is prevalence of Childhood obesity. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift towards a new normal, children have been facing the challenge of dealing with overweight and childhood obesity. Disruptions to their regular routines have resulted in more screen time and a tendency to opt for unhealthy snacks instead of nutritious meals. This has led to a significant rise in obesity among children & in turn has increased the incidence of endocrine diseases like diabetes mellitus, disorders of thyroid gland and precocious puberty. In order to achieve lasting improvements in a child's eating habits and overall lifestyle, it is necessary to employ a multifaceted approach that addresses their mental wellness as well as the prevention and treatment of any associated complications. This review article addresses different multidimensional approach with Homoeopathic remedies for bringing in control of increasing cases of childhood obesity in post COVID 19 era.