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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.05, No. 01)

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Page : 179-184

Keywords : obesity.temprament-IranianTraditional Medicine [pesian medicine];

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Overweight, obesity and the accumulation of excess fat in the body are signs of chronic imbalance between the amount of food taken and the amount of energy consumed .Diet and exercise play an important role in weight loss and success requires changes in behavior. Taking weight loss medicines along with lifestyle changes may be beneficial for some patients.because of high costs and significant side effects, these are not highly effective on the treatment of obesity. Therefore, medicines and other methods with less complications and greater effectiveness are needed for obesity and overweight treatmentthis . In this study after reviewing the Iranian Traditional Medicine books and the modern books and articles, since traditional medicine has a particular view of the problem of obesity, the definition of obesity and its treatment, have been expressed in traditional medicine. In traditional medicine, obesity has been cited as”Samane mofrat”; in this medicine, treatment for obesity is based on lifestyle modifications; orders are given for How to live ; eating and drinking; physical activity; sleep and awakening; relaxation; bathing; wearing clothes; etc. so by modifying the lifestyle; in case of need for medicine therapy; we can get an appropriate response from the treatment; reduce the side effects of the medicines and, in the long term, treat the patient. Compared to synthetic medicines, very few studies have been conducted on the effectiveness and safety of other weight-reducing treatments, and for this reason no one can be definitely recommended for the treatment of obesity and overweight. Therefore, conducting further research on the effectiveness and safety of these treatments is considered necessary Key words: obesity.temprament-IranianTraditional Medicine [pesian medicine]

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