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my problem is obesity?

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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 > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Does obesity cause other digestive problems?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, gallstones and gastroesophageal reflux are all caused by obesity just to name a few things. If the obese patient develops diabetes then you can add gastroparesis into the mix too.
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Is obesity the global cause of health problems?

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Dr. Steven Tucker
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
THE Cause...: Obesity is a major global problem and contributes to numerous other chronic health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, and cancer. Obesity for many is due to the combination of poor food choices/excess calories (mostly carbs) and a sedentary lifestyle. Here is a fact sheet on obesity: http://bit.Ly/lp2qiw.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How does obesity cause mental problems? And what sort of mental problems can it cause?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Obesity causes self-image problems which leads to depression which causes more obesity.
Dr. Stephen Bernstein
Rheumatology 44 years experience
weight loss and exercise routines on a regular time and frequency can also help in relieving symptoms
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A 31-year-old member asked:

I am wondering what health problems can be caused by obesity?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Long list: Some cancers, diabetes, hypertension, arthritis and joint damage, skin infections, possible hyperlipidemia, and the list goes on.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What health problems are a result of obesity?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Diabetes: diabetes, high blood pressure, inflamed liver, sleep apnea, are all related to obesity. The metabolic syndrome with large waste,insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol is also related to obesity.

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