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Is obesity recessive or dominant

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
It's complicated: There is no single gene for obesity. There are at least 30 different genes related to obesity (probably many more); some are recessive and some are d... Read More

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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Explanation : Neither. Obesity do not have even cleat trait. Too many factors play roles: lifestyle and diet, physical activity are the most important.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Liu
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
More detail: We would need to know your height, weight, and more usefully your waist and hip measurements before being able to make this assessment. The cdc has a... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You can do some: Thing about it. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burne... Read More
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Loss Physically Easy: All living creatures are open systems: i.e. all atoms we are made of keep changing, some rapid/some slow. Thus if we eat & store less than loose d... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes!: Obesity will lead to significant problems such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiomyopathy.... The list goes on and on.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Usually not: There are few inherited conditions which cause obesity. Most obesity is not inherited, but obesity does tend to be "familial". One can be genetically ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
YES: Many factors play a role in it.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Start w eval by your: Doctor. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must &... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
Pediatric Endocrinology 28 years experience
Many issues : Obesity is the result of a variety of factors and therefore amultifactorial approach will be necessary to combat it. In the United States we live in a... Read More
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Dr. Richard Nguyen
Bariatrics 20 years experience
Diet and excersize: The standared answer is a good diet and excersize program, depending on the extent of obesity, a good program can go very far. However if that fails ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Vash
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Keep a food .: The best way to control and manage your weight is keep track of what you eat and drink, counting your caloric intake is the key. Then, this is the har... Read More

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