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Review Papers | Pharmacology and Toxicology | Egypt | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021
Effect of Obesity on Immune System
Abstract: Purpose of review to identify the relation between obesity and immune system. This review summarizes the recent information regarding the effect of obesity on system. Recent Findings reported that there is direct relationship between obesity and several infections. obese patients have increased hospitalized length of stay and mortality rate. obesity was significantly related to susceptibility to respiratory infections because of a state of hypercoagulability and a decrease in respiratory capacity, leading to a risk of severe COVID - 19 with cardiovascular complications, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and disseminated intravascular coagulation, which can lead to multiple organ failure and even death. Summary: More national and international efforts are required to dealing with associated factors of obesity.
Keywords: Obesity, Immune system, Infection
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,
Pages: 46 - 49
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Khadeejah Alsolami, "Effect of Obesity on Immune System", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21829013529, Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021, 46 - 49
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