Obesity and Associated Health Risks

Akhila Pasupuleti

Obesity is the condition in which excess fat is accumulated in the body reflecting the health in various diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, various types of cancer etc. Obesity is due to lack of physical activity, excess intake of food and hereditary in few cases. Obesity associates with various health risks such as coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, abnormal blood fats, gastrointestinal disorders, metabolic syndrome, osteoarthritis, cancer, sleep disorders, obesity hypoventilation syndrome, gallstones, stroke, type 2 diabetes, reproductive problems and health problems in children and teens.