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com·pli·cat·ed

(kom'pli-kā'ted),
Made complex; denoting a disease on which a morbid process or event has been superimposed, thus altering symptoms and modifying its course for the worse.
[L. com-plico, pp. -atus, to fold together]

com·pli·cat·ed

(kom'pli-kā'ted)
Made complex; denoting a disease on which a morbid process or event has been superimposed, thus altering symptoms and modifying its course for the worse.
[L. com-plico, pp. -atus, to fold together]

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Q. What Are the Complications of Obesity? Why is obesity so dangerous? What are the possible complications of being obese?

A. Excessive body weight has been shown to predispose to various diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus type 2, sleep disturbances (sleep apnea) and osteoarthritis. Obesity is one of the major risk factors for developing a heart attack, as well as hypertension and stroke. It is also a risk factor for breast, colon, prostate cancer and other malignancies. It is known that losing weight helps to reduce the risk of suffering from these diseases.

Q. What Are the Complications of Alcoholism? What is the damage and complications cause by alcoholism?

A. the complications very by each individual,everyone is different,but alcoholism it not only hurts you, but it hurts everyone around you also,your playing with a loaded gun.

Q. What are the complications of osteoarthritis? I have been suffering from osteoarthritis for over a year now. What are the complications of this disease?

A. Osteoarthritis, as other chronic arthritic diseases, has a very debilitating influence, due to the great pain people often suffer from. It sometimes becomes impossible to walk or stand up, and thus it lead to less movement, weight gain, development of blood clots and venous stasis. The emotional stress can be very debilitating as well.

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We started with the back cover blurb on the paperback version, which in one sentence calls the work both "a series of vignettes" and "a greatly admired novel." To complicate the matter further, I mentioned how Cisneros initially viewed this work as a kind of autobiography and how, during the writing process, it "'evolved into a collective story.., placed in one fictional time and neighborhood--Mango Street'" (qtd.
Building upon Derrida's notions of the text as a refusal of boundaries and of writing as excess, or overflow, Aldon Nielsen advances the thesis that American writing - aesthetically, politically, and socially intextual - overflows its bibliography to generate and complicate the text of race.
While the TRA '97 does not further complicate this area, it does extend the time that the partnership built-in gain rules are effective, from five to seven years.
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By its very nature--base-broadening and a low-rate structure--the act causes the budget deficit to be attacked annually" by allowing the passage of technical provisions that further complicate the law.
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Difficulties in enforcing digital copyrights may complicate that practice, Levoy says.
To further complicate comparisons, many generalists will consult with specialists on complicated cases, but medical records do not always show that, says Carolyn Clancy of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in Rockville, Md.