Medical Conditions Associated with Obesity

Medical Conditions Associated with Obesity

Being overweight or obese is associated with numerous other medical conditions.  The longer a person lives with obesity, the more at risk they are of developing weigh-related medical conditions such as hypertension, insulin resistance, diabetes, joint arthritis, heart disease, fatty liver disease, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and even cancer.

Obesity and Depression

Emotional Factors Most people are aware of the significant physical ramifications that comes with being obese.  However, there can ...

Obesity and Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a weight-related health condition that develops when the body becomes insulin resistant and the body’s ...

Obesity and Infertility

Obesity can contribute to irregularities in a woman’s menstrual cycle as well as lack of ovulation. However, studies have ...

Obesity and Cancer

According to a 2014 published report by American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), being overweight or obese increases the ...