Usefulness of combining intermittent hypoxia and physical exercise in the treatment of obesity

  title={Usefulness of combining intermittent hypoxia and physical exercise in the treatment of obesity},
  author={Aritz Urdampilleta and Pedro Gonz{\'a}lez-Muniesa and Maria Puy Portillo and J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry},
Obesity is an important public health problem worldwide and is a major risk factor for a number of chronic diseases such as type II diabetes, adverse cardiovascular events and metabolic syndrome-related features. Different treatments have been applied to tackle body fat accumulation and its associated clinical manifestations. Often, relevant weight loss is achieved during the first 6 months under different dietary treatments. From this point, a plateau is reached, and a gradual recovery of the… CONTINUE READING
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