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What is Truncal obesity?

What is Truncal obesity?

  • Truncal obesity: Abdominal obesity, colloquially known as belly fat or clinically as central obesity, is the accumulation of visceral fat resulting in an increase in waist size. There is a strong correlation between central obesity and cardiovascular disease. The absolute waist circumference (>102 centimetres (40 in) in men and >88 centimetres (35 in) in women) and the waist-hip ratio (>0.9 for men and >0.85 for women) are both used as measures of central obesity.

Truncal obesity: Introduction

Types of Truncal obesity:

Broader types of Truncal obesity:

How serious is Truncal obesity?

Prognosis of Truncal obesity: Performing adequate aerobic exercise and eating a healthy diet prevent central obesity, and losing weight via these methods is the main way to reverse the condition.
Complications of Truncal obesity: see complications of Truncal obesity

What causes Truncal obesity?

Causes of Truncal obesity: see causes of Truncal obesity
Risk factors for Truncal obesity: see risk factors for Truncal obesity

What are the symptoms of Truncal obesity?

Symptoms of Truncal obesity: see symptoms of Truncal obesity

Complications of Truncal obesity: see complications of Truncal obesity

Truncal obesity: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Truncal obesity.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Truncal obesity.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Truncal obesity: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Truncal obesity.
Treatments for Truncal obesity: see treatments for Truncal obesity
Alternative treatments for Truncal obesity: see alternative treatments for Truncal obesity
Research for Truncal obesity: see research for Truncal obesity

Name and Aliases of Truncal obesity

Main name of condition: Truncal obesity

Other names or spellings for Truncal obesity:

Abdominal obesity, belly fat, central obesity, Pot belly


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