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What you should know about morbid obesity

Obesity is an ever-growing health problem. As the number of overweight and obese Americans rises so does the number who are severely or morbidly obese. Morbid obesity is a serious health condition that results from an abnormally high body mass index. A person with morbid obesity may have difficulty performing daily functions, such as walking and breathing,

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Small Maternal Waist Circumference for Breastfeeding Greater than 6 Months

Women who breastfeed for longer than 6 months had a smaller waist circumference and body mass index (BMI) compared with women who have not breastfed or have breastfed for a shorter duration, according to the results of a recent study. Of the 676 women analyzed, 26.6% breastfed for more than 6 months 13.2% breastfed between

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Menopause and It’s Social Determinants in Health

Marital Status and number of Pregnancy and Childbirth. Married women have a better general health status than single women. According to research, unmarried women not only experience menopause at an earlier age, the experience more severe symptoms in menopause compared to married ones. LIFESTYLE Sociocultural factors can affect a women’s lifestyle and nutrition. FOOD Decreased

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Only 26% of Women receive the appropriate advice on Pregnancy Weight Gain

The amount of weight gained during pregnancy can affect the immediate and future health of a women and her infant. In 2019, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) revised the gestational weight gain recommendations. A study indicate examined the association between healthcare provider advice about gestational weight and inadequate or excessive weight gain. 26.3% reported receiving

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