Journal of Biology and Today's World

ISSN - 2322-3308

Tabinda Hasan

Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Weight Lowering Medications to Alter Morphological Indices: A Cross-Sectional Study among Saudi Females
    Author(s): Tabinda Hasan* and Kavitha Ganesh

    Introduction: Obesity has become a large health problem globally and a major risk factor contributing to a number of diseases. It is suggested in Saudi Arabia for obese adults to use Orlistat and Metformin; in addition to dieting and doing physical activity. However, there are limited studies on the regular practices of weight-loss among Saudi people especially with the aid of weight lowering medication. Objectives: The aims of this study are to evaluate the practice of using weight lowering medications and to describe self-reported side effects of using these medications among Saudi females. Methods: A cross-sectional study carried out on Saudi females whom were approached to answer a set of self-administered questionnaires. The survey covers several aspects that will aid the study’s topic such as the demographic .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2322-3308.20.9.008

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