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Can Being Overweight Cause Eye Problems
Crossed eyes: Are usually related to an eye muscle imbalance or refractive problem like myopia or hyperopia ( near sighted, etc.) and commonly noted in children. If this is a new symptom in an adult, I would urge a full eye exam and possible neurology consultation to assess damage to the cranial nerves that control eye move ment. ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
My left eye hurts and I feel slightly weak. Could this be a stroke? I am only 15 but I am not very active or overweight at all and I eat quite healthy
I am slightly overweight, I have lots of floaters in my eyes, and my left big toe is slightly numb, do I have it?
I'm slightly overweight, I have lots of floaters in my eyes, and my left big toe is slightly numb. Are these related to one another?
Unlikely: These are almost certainly not related to one another. ...Read more
Male, 45, overweight, has subconjunctival hemorrhages, both eyes, no coughing, no vomiting - for over 1 week now. What's with that?
When ever i do a heavy work my heart beats really fast and have darkness in front of my eyes its because of iam over weight help me?
Overweight: Please contact your primary doctor as soon as possible. If you can, please let your boss know that you might need to slow down a bit. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
No: I'm sorry somebody told you this. Nor will it make you short, hairy, smooth, bald, fat, thin, emotionally insensitive or unspiritual. These are all lies that some people tell youngsters for their own dark purposes to frighten them. Find a sensible adult -- maybe even your physician or your same-sex parent -- and talk with them about your changing mind and body. Best wishes. ...Read more
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