Health problems associated with obesity (Related conditions)

Health problems associated with obesity

Obesity is a major health crisis all over the world.  It is the new pandemic to the society. There are several health conditions that are associated with obesity. These conditions often lead to a low quality of health and life of those affected. This is because obesity is the root cause of several serious medical problems, like:

  • Heart disease and stroke.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Diabetes.
  • Cancer.
  • Gallbladder disease and gallstones.
  • Osteoarthritis.
  • Gout.
  • Breathing problems, such as sleep apnoea (when a person stops breathing for a short time during sleep) and asthma.
  • Infertility
  • Thyroid
  • Joint pain