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Does obesity affect your life expectancy?
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Obesity can increase your risk for health problems, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, which can shorten your life expectancy.

In brief: Yes
Obesity can increase your risk for health problems, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, which can shorten your life expectancy.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Yes
Obesity affects many bodily systems known to shorten life span.
It contributes to sleep apnea, diabetes, stroke, hbp, cancer, psychological issues, stigma, life satisfaction and stress - all known to affect life span. Remember - you have a lifetime to work on it - don't look to "diets" look towards expanding your life via dietary change (permanent and not temporarily) make choices for life.

In brief: Yes
Obesity affects many bodily systems known to shorten life span.
It contributes to sleep apnea, diabetes, stroke, hbp, cancer, psychological issues, stigma, life satisfaction and stress - all known to affect life span. Remember - you have a lifetime to work on it - don't look to "diets" look towards expanding your life via dietary change (permanent and not temporarily) make choices for life.
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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