What Is The Pathophysiology Of Childhood Obesity?

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Childhood Overweight and Obesity Can Put Unhealthy Strain on Childrens' Hearts

The reason why experts are so concerned about kids carrying excess weight is because that extra weight can have a profound impact on the child's current and long term health.   The obvious health outcomes associated with excess weight are diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease, stroke, and hypertension.  When fitness experts want to see how healthy someone's heart is they will often use an exercise test and monitor the person's heart rate during exercise.  When exercise is stopped...

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