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:

Sleep disorder

Difficulty in sleeping. Obesity is associated with sleep apnoea, which is the cause of daytime drowsiness and insufficient restful sleep.

Bone pain

Back and/or joint pains.


Excessive sweating.

Termómetro con flecha hacia arriba tachado, evitar el calor

Intolerance to heat.

Pliegues cutáneos, infección

Infections in skin folds.

Appearance of fatigue


shortness of breath or dyspnoea

Feeling of shortness of breath (dyspnoea).

Substantiated information by:

Alba Andreu Martí
Lilliam Flores Meneses
Silvia Cañizares

Published: 17 August 2018
Updated: 17 August 2018


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