Chronic Respiratory Diseases

Obesity has been emerged as an important risk factor for the respiratory diseases due to adoption of sedentary lifestyles and increased pollution. In obese people, Fat tissue accumulation damages ventilatory function in adults and children. In other terms, Thoracic restriction associated with obesity is usually mild and is attributed to the mechanical effects of fat on the diaphragm and the chest wall resulting obstructive diaphragm excursion and reduced thoracic compliance

 

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Related Conference of Chronic Respiratory Diseases

October 05-06, 2020

5th Annual Meet on Obesity and Diet

Vienna, Austria
October 22-23, 2020

3rd International Conference on Obesity and Diet Imbalance

Helsinki, Finland

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