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what is the difference between abdominal obesity and gynecoid obesity?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
A lot!: An apple is prone to all aspects of metabolic syndrome: BP and lipid issues, Insulin resistance, & type 2 dm. The pear is not.

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A 31-year-old male asked:

Why I have severe abdominal obesity with fatty thighs?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Obesity: You are obese most likely because you eat too many calories, eat the wrong kind of calories and do not get appropriate and regular exercise.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: Abdominal obesity?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Abdominal Obesity: Abdominal obesity is also known as central obesity or central adiposity. It occurs when there is excess fat around the abdomen/ abdominal organs and has been correlated with cardiovascular disease.

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