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Contents for Obesity
  1. Introduction: Obesity


Overweight (symptom description): Overweight is listed as a type of or related-symptom for symptom Obesity.

Overweight (symptom description): For a medical symptom description of 'Overweight', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Obesity (type of symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Overweight' may be possible.

Broader Symptom Types for Overweight:

Research the causes of these symptoms that are more broader types of symptom than Overweight:

More information on symptom: Obesity:

Overweight (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Overweight', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Overweight (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Overweight (medical condition): An increase in the body weight greater than that required for normal function that is characterised by the accumulation of excessive fat

Overweight: Overweight refers to an excess of body weight compared to set standards. The excess weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Obesity refers specifically to having an abnormally high proportion of body fat.1 One can be overweight without being obese, as in the example of a bodybuilder or other athlete who has a lot of muscle. However, many people who are overweight are also obese. (Source: excerpt from NIDDK _ Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity: NIDDK)

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