Causes and Effects of Obesity

CAUSES OF OBESITY

Obesity may be developed secondary due to many biological, psychological and even social reasons. The most important factors are imbalanced high-calorie diet and immobility.

Unhealthy nutrition diet habits

Immobility, Joint Problems

Genetic factors, Pregnancy, Aging,

Steroids, Anti-depressants, Hormonal diseases,

Cessation of smoking and Sleeplessness

are among the factors that play role in the development of obesity.


PROBLEMS CAUSED BY OBESITY

Obesity is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus, breast, uterine, and colon cancer as well as for musculoskeletal system diseases.

Type II Diabetes mellitus, Insulin resistance

Hypertension,

Sleep apnea syndrome (pause of breath during sleep),

High cholesterol and triglyceride levels,

Depression, Physical discomfort,

Irregular menstrual cycles, Infertility, Sexual problems

Gallbladder sludge,

Excessive deformity in joints,

Increase in risk of breast, ovarian, uterine, and colon cancers,

Social adaptation problems are some of the problems that are caused by the overweightness.

Obesity surgery alone can be sufficient to solve the current problems related to the obesity and to eliminate the potential risks.

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