Endocrinology is the study of disorders caused due to hormonal imbalances. Obesity is one of the most common endocrine diseases, it serves as the root cause of other endocrine diseases such as diabetes, PCOS and metabolic syndrome. Managing obesity can greatly help in controlling other endocrine disorders. Obesity is caused by an abnormal amount of fat build-up in the body. Endocrinologist considers fat to be lethal, as an excess amount of fat can damage healthy cells and reduces the life span. Lifestyle modification plays a vital role in managing obesity –a healthy diet and exercise are an important tool. To know more watch the video.