The obesity story this time comes from India, where 3 siblings are obese. Gujarat, is the area where these three brothers came from. They are obese because they always feel hungry even though they have eaten. Even the three boys from India cannot walk because they are too fat. They were so desperate, even the surprise that the father would sell his kidney to treat his children.
As we know that obesity in children can be triggered when the mother is pregnant, foods that contain too much sugar are not healthy for pregnant women as well as in children that will lead to obesity, Obesity experienced by Yogita Ramesbhai Nandwana, the oldest brother aged 5 This year has two younger siblings namely Anisha three years old and Harsh 18 months old. Each of them has a weight that is not appropriate for the age of five.
In fact, according to the father, their child can eat for one week, which is the same as two families in the village for one month. Even though Rameshbhani Nandwana admitted that many social workers helped him to feed his three children. Even so, the anxiety of the father who has three obese children is a dangerous health problem. In fact, to deal with his son’s illness, 34-year-old Nandwana is willing to sell his kidney.
Did you know that your little one who is 18 months old can consume 8 glasses of milk a day. In addition, his two siblings can consume 8 Indian breads, 2 kg of rice, 6 packs of chips, 3 bowls of broth, 12 bananas and 5 packs of biscuits in one day. This is what overwhelmed Pragna Ben’s mother.
In the morning alone, they have to prepare 30 typical Indian breads and 1 kg of curry in one day, just as if their bodies continue to gain weight. When they are hungry and not given food. The three children were crying and screaming too. Their parents could not understand why their child could be so fat.
Their parents have taken him to a doctor and even have to be referred to a hospital with more complete facilities. While their parents only earn 677 thousand per month, it is very difficult to bring their child to the hospital. Moreover, having to find a loan for daily needs alone can cost 10 million to feed their three children so far.
Pragna admits that it is very difficult to take care of her child, especially when her husband has to work. If the child has to move, the child has to roll around as well as when going to the toilet must use a trolley. The mother of the three children hopes that her increasingly fat child can play and get a normal education like other children.
According to doctors at the local hospital, the three siblings had an abnormal accumulation of fat. This is related to prader willi conditions or endocrine diseases that cause the desire to continue to eat. This is a genetic condition that must be diagnosed first in the hospital to find out the real condition experienced by these siblings.