Review Article

Obesity as an Epidemic: Causes, Morbidities and Reproductive Performance

Author: E. Hakan Duran (University of Iowa)

  • Obesity as an Epidemic: Causes, Morbidities and Reproductive Performance

    Review Article

    Obesity as an Epidemic: Causes, Morbidities and Reproductive Performance

    Author:

Abstract

Obesity is an epidemic causing significant morbidity and mortality in United States. It is facilitated by many factors including sedentary life style, abundance of food, and unhealthy dietary habits. This review aims to briefly address causes and conditions associated with obesity, with a special emphasis on reproductive performance for Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Keywords: Obesity

How to Cite:

Duran, E. H., (2011) “Obesity as an Epidemic: Causes, Morbidities and Reproductive Performance”, Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1(3), 1-16. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1091

Rights: Copyright © E. Hakan Duran, 2011.

Downloads:
Download pdf
View PDF

444 Views

783 Downloads

Published on
15 Apr 2011
Peer Reviewed
License
CC BY 3.0