Excess visceral fat

Other Names:
Excessive abdominal fat
Pathogenic fat deposits in the abdomen

Visceral fat is different from subcutaneous fat; deep in the body, it wraps around the abdominal organs.  It is more metabolically active and more strongly linked to metabolic disorders, increasing risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke among other complications.

Broader Problems:
Cosmetic overweight
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
17.04.2019 – 15:11 CEST