A 47-year-old member asked:
How come overweight people grunt and sigh more than other people?
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Bariatrics 20 years experience
Dyspnea: Often, obesity can impact breathing by not allowing people to breathe deeply. Their oxygen levels can drop over time. Sighing is jsut a way for the body to take in a deep breath. "obesity-ventilation disease" pickwickian syndrome.
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Last updated Jan 9, 2014
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