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These risks include: High blood pressure hypertension. High LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides dyslipidemia. All causes of death mortality. Type 2 diabetes.
Stroke. Coronary heart disease. Gallbladder disease.
Sleep apnea. Gynecological problems (abnormal menses, infertility) Reproductive disorders (obese women have trouble having children and obese men have reduced sperm counts) Blood clots in the legs and clots to the lungs. Varicose veins and swollen legs.
Without proper treatment, obesity can lead to other serious health problems, such as: osteoarthritis heart disease and blood lipid abnormalities stroke type 2 diabetes sleep apnea (when you periodically stop breathing during sleep) reproductive problems gallstones certain cancers obesity. Along with BMI, morbid obesity is also diagnosed when a person reaches a level of obesity that greatly increases their risk of developing life-threatening health problems. Health Risks and Conditions Associated with Morbid Obesity. Morbid obesity is recognized as a chronic disease and if left untreated, can lead to the development of one or.
Diseases and health problems associated with morbid obesity often lead to significant and permanent damage to one or more organ systems. Diabetes and high blood pressure commonly affects the kidneys. Sleep apnea commonly affects the lungs.
Arthritis and stress commonly affects bones and joints. A person with morbid obesity may have difficulty performing daily functions, such as walking and breathing, and is at increased risk for many serious health problems.. In theory, anyone can become.
It is a health problem in constant growth. As the number of obese and overweight people increases, so does the number of severely or severely obese people. Morbid obesity is a serious health condition that results from an abnormally high body mass index.
A person with morbid obesity may have difficulty performing daily functions, such as walking and breathing, and has a greater risk. People who have obesity, compared to those with a normal or healthy weight, are at increased risk for many serious diseases and health conditions, including the following: 1,2,3 All-causes of death (mortality) High blood pressure (Hypertension) High LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high levels of triglycerides (Dyslipidemia). Morbid obesity is preventable, but you may need some intervention.
Carrying 100 pounds (45 kilograms) or more than your ideal, healthy body weight or having a body mass index ( BMI ) a measure of your body fat as determined by a ratio of your weight in kilograms to the square of your height in meters of 40 or greater means you’re morbidly. Morbid obesity and related health risks. Kral JG.
Persons 45.4 kg (100 lb) or more above desirable weight have exponential increases in mortality and serious morbidity compared with normal persons. The presence of a complication or an independent coronary risk factor along with obesity increases the mortality further.
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