Genetic Obesity

Genetics contribute a one third part of obesity with the discovery of more than 50 genes that are strongly associated with it. The presence or absence of genetic factors tells susceptibility to obesity. In general, people who have obesity have multiple genes that susceptible them to gain excess weight. Such genes are the fat mass and obesity-associated genes (FTO gene), which are found in up to 50% of the population

  • Leptin deficiency
  • Rare-single gene defects
  • POMC deficiency
  • More tendencies to store body fat

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