10 doctors weighed in:
Are there any advantages of obesity?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: No.
There are really no health benefits to obesity.
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In brief: No.
There are really no health benefits to obesity.
.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
There are no advantages to obesity.
Increased adipose cells (fat cells) produce at least 170 know inflammatory producing hormones. Obesity spurs progression of all inflammatory based disease processes including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, gout, kidney stones, gall stones, psoriasis, fungal infections, dementia, etc.

In brief: No
There are no advantages to obesity.
Increased adipose cells (fat cells) produce at least 170 know inflammatory producing hormones. Obesity spurs progression of all inflammatory based disease processes including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, gout, kidney stones, gall stones, psoriasis, fungal infections, dementia, etc.
Dr. Adam Nally
Dr. Adam Nally
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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Obesity paradox
A major mystery in medical research is the observation that despite its many problems, obesity predicts better outcomes in cardiopulmonary illness, this is called the obesity paradox and it is a heavily debated topic.

In brief: Obesity paradox
A major mystery in medical research is the observation that despite its many problems, obesity predicts better outcomes in cardiopulmonary illness, this is called the obesity paradox and it is a heavily debated topic.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
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Dr. Girish Kalva
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
you die early and there will be lot of suffering in the way !! I am not kidding.
On a different note,the only advantage is you are less prone to fractures in your legs because the bones become stronger carrying so much weight.But your VITAMIN D must be above 40 to prevent this fractures.THERE IS NO OTHER BENEFIT TO CARRYING SO MUCH FAT and in fact it is very very detrimental to your health.

In brief: Yes
you die early and there will be lot of suffering in the way !! I am not kidding.
On a different note,the only advantage is you are less prone to fractures in your legs because the bones become stronger carrying so much weight.But your VITAMIN D must be above 40 to prevent this fractures.THERE IS NO OTHER BENEFIT TO CARRYING SO MUCH FAT and in fact it is very very detrimental to your health.
Dr. Girish Kalva
Dr. Girish Kalva
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