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What effect does childhood obesity have on his adult life?
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
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In brief: Can be many
There are not only physical effects, but also emotional effects on children with obesity.
Some of the long-term health complications include diabetes, high cholesterol, sleep problems, and high blood pressure. In some cases asthma may be worsened by obesity.The emotional effects of childhood obesity should not be overlooked. These concerns include depression, bullying and poor self image.

In brief: Can be many
There are not only physical effects, but also emotional effects on children with obesity.
Some of the long-term health complications include diabetes, high cholesterol, sleep problems, and high blood pressure. In some cases asthma may be worsened by obesity.The emotional effects of childhood obesity should not be overlooked. These concerns include depression, bullying and poor self image.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Many effects
Obesity affects almost all body system in a human.
Some example: cardiovascular (cholesterol, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis), endocrine (type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome), lung (asthma, obstructive sleep apnea), psych (negative self image, depression, poor quality of life), reproductive (irregular menstrual periods, lack of periods). Liver (non alcoholic fatty liver)...

In brief: Many effects
Obesity affects almost all body system in a human.
Some example: cardiovascular (cholesterol, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis), endocrine (type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome), lung (asthma, obstructive sleep apnea), psych (negative self image, depression, poor quality of life), reproductive (irregular menstrual periods, lack of periods). Liver (non alcoholic fatty liver)...
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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