Obesity is an imminent threat to Corona patients

Obesity is an imminent threat to Corona patients

Doctors are unanimous : Obesity is undoubtedly an aggravating factor for COVID-19 given that the leptin hormone, which acts as an appetite regulator, is malfunctioning in an obese person’s body. Considering that leptin regulates the number of immune cells, a possible breakdown makes COVID-19 serious and even deadly at times. Other studies published in the […]

When stress becomes a source of </br>eating disorders

When stress becomes a source of
eating disorders

What is stress? Stress is the body’s reflex reaction to a forced position or an exhausting situation. There are two types of stress.The first type is positive since it acts as a stimulant and promotes the rise of adrenaline, which can increase concentration in order to have a positive reaction.The second is, on the other […]

Sitting for a long time in front of screens </br> increases the risk of childhood obesity

Sitting for a long time in front of screens
increases the risk of childhood obesity

A new study in the United States has found that children between the ages of 9 and 10 who spend a lot of time in front of screens (TV, phones, etc.) are more likely to gain weight after one year. The study, which was published last May in the journal “Pediatric Obesity”, found that every […]

Bariatric Surgery Reduces the Severity of </br> COVID 19 Symptoms

Bariatric Surgery Reduces the Severity of
COVID 19 Symptoms

Coronavirus, an imminent danger for obese patients All over the world, obese patients have been the most exposed to serious complications linked to contamination of the coronavirus. Experts were unanimous that obesity is an aggravating factor, since many of the obese people who have contracted the virus have required mechanical ventilation. Some scientific estimates indicate […]