TITLE

Other consequences

AUTHOR(S)
Haslam, David; Wittert, Gary
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Fast Facts: Obesity;2009, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 5 of the book "Fast Facts: Obesity" is presented. It is explained that being obese causes several health consequences like respiratory complications such as diminished respiratory compliance and decreased exercise capacity. An overweight person with obesity hypoventilation syndrome usually ends up having pulmonary hypertension or probable early death. The reproductive complications due to obesity include urinary incontinence in women and reduced fertility in men.
ACCESSION #
50410488

 

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