Why this Egyptian lady Iman Ahmad Abdulati weighs 500 KG?

An Egyptian lady, Alexandria resident named Iman Ahmad Abdulati, the “world’s heaviest woman,” passed away early Monday morning in Abu Dhabi’s Burjeel Hospital. She was considered to be the fattest woman alive. Her weight reached 500 kg and she had not gone out of her house from 25 years.

She could not move from her bed or even turn around because of her gigantic size. She could not find any treatment in the home country’s hospitals for her problem. Later on, her family took her to India and then UAE for her treatment.

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She was totally dependent on her mother and sister, Chaymaa’ Ahmad Abdulati, to help her in doing daily household tasks like eating, changing clothes, cleaning and easing herself. Chaymaa, Iman’s sister, talked to us about her sister’s pain. 

Chaymaa told about her family that their family was consisting of their mother and her two daughters, the woman’s father had expired. Alternately, she and her mother were taking care of her in eating, to spend time with her, to take her to the relaxing room.

When she was born she could not move as normal babies do, at the start Iman used to get around using her hands. By the age of 11, she was too heavy to stand on her feet and support her weight and started to crawl around the house on her knees.

Iman’s weight disallowed her from continuing her studies. After she dropped out of the elementary school; she had a cerebral stroke which left her restricted to bed. Since then her condition got worst at the age of 11 when she put on too much weight and could do nothing but rest on her back.

Staying in her room all the time and totally unable to move did worse to her. Chaymaa’ explained that Iman was born weighing a shocking weight of 5 kilograms. Her problem became visible at her birth. She was diagnosed with elephantiasis. This disease is characterized by unpleasant swelling of a part of the body, especially the limbs. Other parts are also usually affected including the external genitals. When there is any blockage in the lymphatic system, Elephantiasis is caused which results in the growth of fluid called lymph in the affected parts.

This disease is characterized by unpleasant swelling of a part of the body, especially the limbs. Other parts are also usually affected including the external genitals. When there is any blockage in the lymphatic system, Elephantiasis is caused which results in the growth of fluid called lymph in the affected parts.

The lymphatic system is a part of immune system, which helps to shelter the body against virus and diseases. It consists of a complex of tubular channels (lymph vessels) that depletes a thin watery liquid known as lymph from different parts of the body into the bloodstream. Blockage or any damage to these vessels end up in the gigantic swelling and unpleasant swelling of a part of the body. Physicians have also explained Iman’s situation as a disturbance of the glands which means her body keeps hold of a large amount of water and retains more water than it should which results in excess weight. 

Blockage or any damage to these vessels end up in the gigantic swelling and unpleasant swelling of a part of the body. Physicians have also explained Iman’s situation as a disturbance of the glands which means her body keeps hold of a large amount of water and retains more water than it should which results in excess weight. 

Now her weight had reached 500 kilograms, her family had registered a worried and serious online appeal to Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah el-Sisi requesting for medical help which was honored.

Despite of losing some weight in India and UAE, there was no serious improvement in her health. She was suffering from paralysis attacks due to her treatment and was embroiled in an “ugly spat” between her family and doctors, according to Indian and Egyptian media.

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