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Some may have the tendency to eat more and proportionately become obese. Such conditions may not need medical intervention. Parents could monitor and control the eating habit and regular exercise can bring down the fat content.

If you think, even after doing such exercises the weight is not reduced, one needs to explore the possible reasons for being fat. There may be many reasons for being obese and it is very critical to find for specific treatment. It is also very important for the parents to understand that ‘Obesity, Laziness, Poor performance” are the part of the vicious cycle and this may lead to decrease in overall growth of the child.

One of the most common reason for childhood obesity may be reversible endocrine condition and one needs to evaluate for early detection and prevention so that this should not be the reason for the child’s poor performances.