Obese? It increases your COVID19 negative effects!

Obesity Worsens Outcomes from COVID-19

Adults with excess weight are at even greater risk during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Having obesity increases the risk of severe illness from COVID-19. People who are overweight may also be at increased risk.

Having obesity may triple the risk of hospitalization due to a COVID-19 infection.

Obesity is linked to impaired immune function.2,3

Obesity decreases lung capacity and reserve and can make ventilation more difficult.4

As BMI increases, the risk of death from COVID-19 increases.5

Studies have demonstrated that obesity may be linked to lower vaccine responses for numerous diseases (influenza6, Hepatitis B7,8,9, tetanus10). from cdc.gov #trainer #fitness #training #personaltrainer #coach #workout #gym #motivation #fit #fitnessmotivation #bodybuilding #health #sport #fitfam #coaching #muscle #personaltraining #gymlife #exercise #lifestyle #gymmotivation #healthy #weightloss #healthylifestyle #love #cardio #strong #boxing #fitnessmodel #hoodriver

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