Childhood trauma is one of the causes of obesity

Aggression in relation to the child may result in serious health problems. Scientists have shown that childhood injuries caused by domestic violence, increase the potential risk of obesity in adulthood. Data provided by Science World Report.

The researchers analyzed the results of 23 studies, which were attended by 112 thousand people. According to research, approximately 5-10% of children suffered from violence in the family. In the adult age in this group is significantly more frequent problems with excess weight. Strongest impact on the further development of a person's sexual and emotional abuse. At the last place - the physical violence.

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Note, not every child exposed to domestic violence, will be obese. Good family relationships are also not guarantee the absence of obesity. On child development, physical and mental, is influenced by many factors, including dietary habits and lifestyle.

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