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What part of the body does obesity most effect?

What part of the body does obesity most effect?

Heart, liver and....: Complications of obesity effect about every major organ system. Significant increase risk of heart disease, the major cause of fatty liver which can lead to steatohepatitis and cirrhosis major risk factor for type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, gout, reproductive organs, decrease in fertility. High cholesterol & triglycerides. Fat, especially the viceral or deep abdominal fat causes inflammation of body. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

A condition in which a person has too much body fat, with a BMI greater than 30. This indicates the person is not in in good health. It is not the same as being overweight because weight can come from other things like muscle, bone, ...Read more


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What part of the body does scleroderma effect?

What part of the body does scleroderma effect?

Skin: Scleroderma almost always involves the skin. The word scleroderma means "hard skin." depending on the type of scleroderma, different organs such as the lung, blood vessels, colon, and others may be involved with a hardening or scarring process. ...Read more

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What part of the body does myopathy affect?

What part of the body does myopathy affect?

Depends on the level: at which its affected. The spinal cord lesion, say is at the C4 level, then the affected body part would be the shoulder and side of the neck. So if the lesion is at L3-4 level, then affected side's knee area would be affected. See a Spine surgeon to explain it to you, which particular site and the cause of the lesion responsible for it. Good Luck. ...Read more

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In what part of the body does uncontrolled hypertension most likely cause ischemia and loss of function?

In what part of the body does uncontrolled hypertension most likely cause ischemia and loss of function?

Heart: Hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for coronary heart disease (the leading cause of death in north america), stroke (the third leading cause), congestive heart failure, end-stage renal disease, and peripheral vascular disease. ...Read more

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What part of the body does a thymoma affect?

What part of the body does a thymoma affect?

Anterior mediastinum: Thymoma is a tumor that starts in the thymus. The thymus sits in font of the heart behind the sternum or breast bone. This area is called the anterior mediastinum. Thymoma can spread to other parts if the body like the lungs. But this is rare and they are usually contained within the thymus in the anterior mediastinum. ...Read more

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What number of types of MS are there, and what part of the body does it affect ?

What number of types of MS are there, and what part of the body does it affect ?

Summary: MS is an autoimmune disorder which affects, brain, spinal cord, and eyes. The most common type is relapsing/remitting, but also primary progressive, secondary progressive, relapsing progressive, and benign. CIS is an initial phase usually of relapsing/remitting, and RIS is finding MS activity on an MRI prior to the disease presenting clinically. ...Read more

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Why do diseases of the circulatory system often affect the health of the rest of the body?

Why do diseases of the circulatory system often affect the health of the rest of the body?

Well: This is a very good question. Now if you remember the circulatory system travels throughout the body so if there is a disease of the circulatory system it will be spread throughout the body because the circulatory system travels everywhere ...Read more

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What part of the body does Down syndrome affect?

What part of the body does Down syndrome affect?

Whole body: Individuals with Down syndrome have the extra chromosome in every cell of the body. There is a high incidence of heart and other organ systems that are affected ...Read more

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What part of the body does Down Syndrome affect?

What part of the body does Down Syndrome affect?

Every cell: The defect of DS is triggered by an extra chromosome in every cell of the body.Sometimes this will result in a heart defect, sometimes not.It usually effects the formation of facial structures,making many appear similar, other problems can emerge as they grow older, like scoliosis, a tendercy toward thyroid problems, etc. ...Read more

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What in your body is the cause of erections?

What in your body is the cause of erections?

Here are some...: Getting good erection for procreation or pleasure requires all involved tissues, muscles, nerves being well-nourished, healthy, & working coherently in a seamless fashion like those for any parts or organs of the body do. Specifically, the genital organs can regulate blood inflow & outflow of the penis at right time in right way so to maintain penile rigidity for intercourse. More? Ask doc. ...Read more

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What is the main part of the body that color blindness affect?

What is the main part of the body that color blindness affect?

Color blind.: The cause of color blindness can rest in the eyes, the optic nerve or in the brain areas that process color information. ...Read more

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Is a crystal meth can affect to our body? what part of the body is more affected?

Is a crystal meth can affect to our body? what part of the body is more affected?

Dangerous drug: A sympathomimetic amine, can cause vasoconstriction and affect circulation of both heart and brain. Possible heart attacks, strokes, and hemorrhages. Death can ensue. Not worth using in any capacity, unless you have a "death wish". If you are involved, get help NOW. Do NOT wait for a complication to emerge. ...Read more

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Does removal of gallbladder effects the digestive process of the body? And does it harm any function of the body?

Does removal of gallbladder effects the digestive process of the body? And does it harm any function of the body?

Overall it does not : At times people have difficulty tolerating fatty foods after cholecystectomy. Some patients also complain of having bowel movements somewhat urgently after eating. For the most part people with chronic gallbladder disease feel much better after having their gallbladders removed. ...Read more

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What is the impact on the body of arteriosclerosis?

What is the impact on the body of arteriosclerosis?

Depends: It depends upon the location of the atherosclerosis. In the brain arteries, it causes neurologic deficits and stroke. In the heart it causes chest pain and heart attacks. In the kidneys it causes hypertension and renal failure. In the legs it causes claudication (leg pain when walking). ...Read more

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What is the side effect of masturbation in body?

What is the side effect of masturbation in body?

Usually none: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more

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What part of the human body is called the lat ?

Latissimus Dorsi: Latissimi dorsi muscles are commonly known as "lats", especially among bodybuilders. ...Read more

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What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

Ambiguous: It depends on exactly what you want to know. Glutathione does serve an important function in the body(Free radical scavenger) but such an effect has not been easy to show when Glutathione is used as a supplement or as a medication for any medical conditions. ...Read more

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Is it true that everyone has a different form of metabolism which affects the amount and the effectivity of the medications ?

Sort of …..: Every one is unique and that affects the way you absorb medication and the way it is metabolized in your body and the effect is has on your body. That is why a single medication for a single problems does not treat everyone successfully. ...Read more

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Which type of disorder is a sickle cell and what part of the body does it affect.?

Which type of disorder is a sickle cell and what part of the body does it affect.?

You can't prevent it: Sickle cell dz is a constitutional disease caused by a mutation in codon 6 of the beta globin gene that changes glutamate to valine in the encoded protein. This protein contributes 2 subunits to hemoglobin, the oxygen carrier in rbcs. Sickling behavior can block blood flow to any tissue via the smallest blood vessels so can affect virtually any tissue. Ask if you wish more specific info. ...Read more