Obesity & its Consequences

Obesity is a growing global problem and is responsible for a significant degree of morbidity and mortality. Obesity in adults has been an increasing problem for many years but now there is a major and increasing problem of obesity in children too.

Health Risks of Obesity

Obesity is linked to risk of many health problems, including:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular
  • PCOS
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Liver Disorders
  • Multiple Disorders

Obesity is linked to following disorders as well -

  • Certain cancers
  • Menstrual Cycle Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Back and joint pain
  • Gallstones
  • Infertility
  • Breathlessness
  • Depression
  • Snoring, difficulty in sleeping and excessive sweating

and  Psychological Complications like

    • Emotional distress
    • Discrimination
Social stigmatization



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