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Abdominal obesity changes breathing
Friday, January 11, 2008 9:13 am Email this article
Central obesity, also called abdominal obesity, which is excess fat around the chest and abdomen, restricts chest movements and alters breathing notes the report Storing Up Problems: The Medical Case for a Slimmer Nation by the Royal College of Physicians. They note that this could help to explain why poor people are more likely to be obese in developed countries. REFERENCE
Royal College of Physicians. Storing Up Problems: The Medical Case for a Slimmer Nation. London: Royal College Press, 2004 Feb.
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