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Can obesity cause a temper problemk?

Can obesity cause a temper problemk?

Its a circle: Depression frequently leads to inactivity and overeating (for self nurturing) which then leads to gaining weight which leads to a poorer self-image which leads to depression and so on. Irritibility is a classic sign of depression. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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What causes obesity to get worse?

What causes obesity to get worse?

Eat more, move less: Anything that causes an obese person to eat more calories or to exercise less will worsen his obesity. Examples: eating as a self-treatment for depression symptoms, eating due to hunger shortly after meals (from high Insulin levels combined with dropping blood sugar levels), not exercising due to being very out-of-shape, not exercising due to being embarrassed by one's public appearance, etc... ...Read more

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How is diabetes caused by obesity?

How is diabetes caused by obesity?

Fat is not just fat: Excess fat is not just a storage tissue, it is metabolically active, it produces inflammatory chemicals, this affects how Insulin is used in the body, Insulin becomes less effective at doing its job. The pancreas can eventually burn out, but usally the disease process has been going on years before this. People with a family history of diabetes are highest risk. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on causes obesity?

What's your opinion on causes obesity?

Mo food, less active: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. In fat folk, our normal hormonal regulation of appetities is broke/gone and never coming back. We eat on the basis of triggers (sloth, wrath, pride/habit, etc)https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet details this and gives ways to overcome it. ...Read more

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Which type of main food cause obesity?

Food & obesity: Mainly carbohydrates (bread, rice, pasta, tortillas), fast food, soda, sweets are what i see my patients eating too much of which caused their obesity. ...Read more

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What're the major causes of obesity in children?

Poor choices: poor food choices, lack of portion control, inactivity, TV time, are all contributing factors to obesity in the united states. ...Read more

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What is the cause of exclusively central obesity?

What is the cause of exclusively central obesity?

Hormone dysfunction: Often central obesity is a function of hormone dysfunction. In women, estrogen receptors are found in your belly. Estrogen dysfunction/dominance leads to central weight gain; additionally dysfunctional bleeding, heavy cycles, migraines, fatigue, etc. It also may be a sign of thyroid dysfunction and leptin resistance. Seek the advice of a bariatrician who also is skilled with hormone therapy. ...Read more

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What causes someone to go from overweight to obese?

What causes someone to go from overweight to obese?

About 30 lb over: Obesity is a bmi over 30. For most, that is about 30 lb over ideal weight. If you are 5 ft 5 in, your ideal weight us 150lb. So, if you weigh over 180, you would fall into the "obese" category. Of course, you can check a bmi calculator for your specific height and weights: http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/. ...Read more

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Will my obesity cause me to have a difficult child labor?

Will my obesity cause me to have a difficult child labor?

Yes: Obesity can cause complications during labor. It increases the length of labor and increases the risk for c-sections, both emergent and non-emergent. It is also a risk factor for bigger babies which can lead to shoulder dystocia. Obtaining spinal or epidural anesthesia can also be more difficult. ...Read more

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How high is the percentage of obesity is caused by genes?

How high is the percentage of obesity is caused by genes?

Uncertain: Many researchers agree that genes may predispose some people to excess weight gain, although the exact relationship between genetics & obesity is unclear. Other inherited factors related to obesity could determine metabolic rates & how the body processes food. Studies on obesity genetics continue to indicate that heredity can contribute to obesity. ...Read more