How Does Obesity Affect Kidneys

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Obesity can affect the kidneys, not just as a side effect from illness such as hypertension, diabetes and metabolic syndrome but also as it increases the risk of developing kidney stones, chronic kidney disease or urinary incontinence (in woman). The health risks don't end here. Being overweight also increases the chances of developing osteoarthritis, gout , stretch marks, pigmentation around neck, knuckles and other skin surfaces, liver disease, gallstones (increased level of fat in blood
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