Obesity and overweight have negative health consequences.
Obese people are more likely than those who are normal or healthy weight to develop a variety of serious diseases and health conditions, including the following:
Death from any and all causes (mortality)
Blood pressure that is too high (Hypertension)
High triglyceride levels, low HDL cholesterol, or high LDL cholesterol (Dyslipidemia)
Diabetes type 2
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a type of heart disease
Gallbladder disease is a disease of the gallbladder.
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that affects the joints (a breakdown of cartilage and bone within a joint)
Breathing issues and sleep apnea
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Life is of poor quality.
Clinical depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders4,5 are examples of mental illness.
Pain in the body and difficulties with physical function6