Pulsed low frequency magnetic field on obese subjects

Pulsed low frequency magnetic field on obese subjects

Author: 
Mahmoud Moawad Mahmoud, Dr. Amir Mohamed Saleh, Dr. AbeerRmadan Ibrahim and Dr. Hany Farid Eid MorsyBackground: Obesity is a chronic disease characterized by excessive body fat that causes damage to the individual's health and is associated with comorbid
Abstract: 

Background: Obesity is a chronic disease characterized by excessive body fat that causes damage to the individual's health and is associated with comorbidities such as Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension and vascular dysfunction. Common traditional treatments utilized for obesity include medications, surgicalinterference, exercises and diet programs. Rare studies have investigated magnetic field treatments for obesity. Purpose: Toinvestigate the effect ofpulsed low frequency magnetic field on obese subjects. Material and Methods: Forty subjects from both genders having body mass index from 30 to 40, their ages ranged from 35 to 45 years oldwere selected. Design of study: Group(A) The experimental group: This group consisted of 20 subjectswere received (Pulsed Magnetic Field withfrequency 15 Hz,intensity 60 gauss and duration 20 min ) for 2 successive months. Group(B) The control group: This group consisted of 20subjects were received aerobic exercises using bicycle ergometer for 2 successive months. Results: Within 2 groups: There was a significant decrease in body mass index and triglyceride. In group A, there was a significant increase in total cholesterol,low density lipoprotein and decrease in high density lipoprotein, In group B there was a significant decrease in T.CH,LDL and increased in HDL. Conclusion: The application of LF-PMF on obese subjects has apositive effect on BMI and serum TGs, but it has anegative effect on HDL, serum T.CH and LDL.

Paper No: 
156