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The Link Between Abdominal Obesity Metabolic Syndrome And Cardiovascular Disease
How does childhood obesity affect the chances of someone developing cardiovascular diseases later on in life?
Diabetes: childhood obesity may lead to early onset diabetes with cardiovascular complications as heart disease, stroke earlier in life than would have occurred without the obesity. Diabetic obesity is fully reversible with weight loss, and improved eating habits. Activity helps as well. ...Read more
Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems within his or her vascular system and heart, which includes both congenital birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging (atherosclerosis) of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks (obstructions of the arteries), damaged heart valves, heart muscle failure, and viral infections of the heart. Some major causes of heart disease include genetics, smoking, hypertension, high ...Read more
Simple, it's inside: Correlates more with fat on the inside (in the liver... associated with metabolism being messed up and increased risk of high cholesterol,triglycerides, and diabetes) and with the inside of the arteries. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet might be helpful, certainly is entertaining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 out of 4: Abdominal obesity, elevated blood sugar, high triglycerides or low HDL (good) cholesterol, elevated blood pressure. 3 out of 4 of these criteria are required to make a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in kids. Metabolic syndrome is also considered a risk for developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes in kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been told that I have metabolic syndrome of the abdominal area. How do I reduce my belly? I have had many surgeries of the abdominal area for testicular ca. And imbilical hernias. The right side of my belly and the center have no muscle tone left
There : There is no specific ways to reduce the belly itself. The smartest thing you could do is to concentrate on losing weight in general. As he becomes thinner overall you will lose some of the visceral fat that's responsible for the appearance of your belly. Remember food in moderation and also exercise such as running elliptical machine or stationary bicycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Partially: Any exercise can contribute to weight loss. Stationary cycling can burn 400-500 calories/hr; one pound is 3500 calories, so you would have to exercise 8-9 hrs to burn up 1 pound. Diet is a necessary component to weight loss. There is no way to 'spot exercise' to lose fat in any certain area. Good luck. Consistency is the key. Exercise and diet both play important roles in weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercising on a stationary cycle beneficial or not for weight loss&reduction of abdominal obesity?
Hi I am from india.If women are less prone to abdominal obesity, does that mean they are more prone to body obesity without abdominal obesity?
Abdominal obesity: Although women in general tend to put weight more into their hips, rather than their abdomen, there are clear individual differences, and ethnic differences. American hispanics and s. Asians in particular tend to put weight into the abdomen, and both groups have a high incidence of diabetes. However, exercise and weight loss works for everyone. ...Read more
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
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Having just one of these conditions doesn't mean you have metabolic syndrome. However, any of these conditions increase your ...Read more
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