Symptoms of Obesity

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The most obvious symptom is the increase in weight, therefore the symptoms that may be presented arise from this increase in weight that, among others, may be:

Woman asleep in the office

Difficulty in sleeping. Sleep apnoea, daytime drowsiness.

Woman with knee pain

Back and/or joint pains.

Pale person with heavy sweating

Excessive sweating.

Thermometer with crossed-out upward arrow to avoid heat

Intolerance to heat.

Body with skin folds

Infections in skin folds.

Fatigued woman sweating


Person holding hands to neck, sweating, pale, unable to breathe, feeling short of breath, choking or breathlessness

Feeling of shortness of breath (dyspnoea).

Substantiated information by:

Alba Andreu Martí
Lilliam Flores Meneses
Silvia Cañizares Alejos

Published: 17 August 2018
Updated: 20 January 2022

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