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How Obesity Affects Your Body

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Tallyn Wilkinson

on 5 November 2013

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Transcript of How Obesity Affects Your Body

Nervous System
Circulatory System
The circulatory system circulates blood and lymph through the body, consisting of the heart, blood vessels, blood, lymph, and the lymphatic vessels and glands. Excess body fat will put a heavy strain on the heart, because it has to pump blood through a much larger area, and it's having to power a heavier body than it was meant for.

How Obesity Affects Your Body
Skeletal System
The nervous system is the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body. Gaining weight may desensitize the brain to the pleasure we get from sugary and fatty foods , prompting us to eat more cookies and cake than we did when we were leaner.
The skeletal system is the hard structure that provides the frame for the body of an animal. Obesity can cause artheritis in major joints like the hips and knees . It puts stress on all the joints, but those take the most weight.
Digestive System
Obesity makes heartburn more possible and it makes the whole digestive system delay its process. Being obese also makes you throwup alot more. Being obese is not a good feeling when it affects your digestive system
Muscular System
While you are getting obese, skeletal muscles fail to adjust their molecular composition appropriately to the increasing body weight. Consequently, the muscles of obese humans are not properly 'tuned' to the higher body weight they carry.
Medical Threats from
Obesity
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