Home COVID-19 Is obesity in patients younger than 60 years a risk factor...

Is obesity in patients younger than 60 years a risk factor for COVID 19 hospital admission?

Research from the USA has shown that among those aged under 60, obesity was twice as likely to result in being admitted to hospital for coronavirus. The findings also suggested that being obese significantly increased the likelihood that the person would need intensive care as well.

Avatar
Verified by Apollo Doctorshttps://www.askapollo.com/
8000+ Top doctors Associated and Apollo Hospitals is continuosly ranked as No1 Multispecialty Hospitals in India with best in class treatments for Cancer, Knee replacements, Liver Transplant, Heart, Diabetes, Kidney.

Quick Appointment

Most Popular

Long-term Health Effects of COVID-19

COVID-19 symptoms can sometimes persist for months. The virus can not only damage the lungs, but can also damage the heart and...

How is Guillain Barre Syndrome Detected?

Guillain Barre Syndrome, commonly called GBS, is an autoimmune condition that can worsen rapidly. The first symptoms usually...

அபாயம் அதிகரிக்கிறது, நாம் பாதுகாப்பை அதிகரிப்போம்

கோவிட் பெருந்தொற்றுக்கு இடையில் ஏற்பட்டுள்ள இந்த நிவர் புயலின் தாக்கத்தை முன்னிட்டு, அப்போலோ மருத்துவமனை உங்களை மிகவும் கவனமுடன் இருக்குமாறு கேட்டுக்கொள்கிறது. இந்த சீதோஷ்ண நிலையில் நோய் தொற்று பல...

Cyclone ‘Nivar’ – Dos and Don’ts to Stay Safe Before, During and After the Cyclone

As cyclone named ‘Nivar’ is moving at a considerable speed and is heading for Tamil Nadu coast, and the regional meteorological center...