Implications of Obesity

Obesity can contribute to the development of a number of serious health issues including:

  • High blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Asthma
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Infertility
  • Various types of cancer

In addition, obesity can lead to many psychological and social problems.

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