Health Risk

Obesity Related Health Risk


Obesity is a major health concern, because it can dramatically increase your risk of developing other serious conditions. Obesity increases your chance of developing the

following health conditions:

High blood pressure (Hypertension)

High LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides


Type 2 diabetes

Coronary heart disease

Peripheral vascular disease


Gallbladder disease

Osteoarthritis (a breakdown of cartilage and bone within a joint)

Sleep apnea and breathing problems

Some cancers (endometrial, breast, colon, kidney, gallbladder, and liver)


Polycystic ovary syndrome



Knee replacement

Hip replacment

Lower back problems

Body pain and difficulty with physical functioning

Mental illness, such as clinical depression, anxiety, and other mental healthh disorders

Social isolation