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Are women more prone to abdominal obesity?
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Only on obesity
metabolic syndrome and weight distribution associated with it is pretty common in both genders but a bit more in men.
On the other hand, women are smaller and are supposed to have a higher body fat percentage. Fat percent.. definitley women. Obesity... maybe slightly women...but varies in culture/location and abdominal slightly male.

In brief: Only on obesity
metabolic syndrome and weight distribution associated with it is pretty common in both genders but a bit more in men.
On the other hand, women are smaller and are supposed to have a higher body fat percentage. Fat percent.. definitley women. Obesity... maybe slightly women...but varies in culture/location and abdominal slightly male.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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In brief: No.
Women tend toward the "pear shape" rather than the "apple shape" which is more common in men.
Good for them, that's a lower risk for diabetes and heart disease. But not by much, fat is bad no matter where you store it!

In brief: No.
Women tend toward the "pear shape" rather than the "apple shape" which is more common in men.
Good for them, that's a lower risk for diabetes and heart disease. But not by much, fat is bad no matter where you store it!
Dr. Scott Welker
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