Obesity is a complex disorder involving an excessive amount of body fat.
Being extremely obese can cause health problems related to your weight.
Obesity is diagnosed when your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher.
Obesity usually results from a combination of causes:
Obesity can develop several potentially serious health problems:
•High triglycerides and low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol
•Type 2 diabetes
•High blood pressure
•Metabolic syndrome — a combination of high blood sugar, high blood pressure, high triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol
•Cancer, including cancer of the uterus, cervix, endometrium, ovaries, breast, colon, rectum, esophagus, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, kidney and prostate
•Breathing disorders, including sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts
•Gynecological problems, such as infertility and irregular periods
•Erectile dysfunction and sexual health issues
If you suffer of obesity you can take steps to prevent unhealthy weight gain and related health problems, there is always options.
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