Archive for the ‘Obesity Related Problems’ Category

How Obesity Affects Sleep


Obesity is becoming a serious health problem worldwide, and in the United states, more than a third of adults are classified as obese according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). Being overweight increases the likelihood of developing life threatening health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. But one […]

13 Health Problems Related To Obesity

Health issues of being obese

Obesity can be stated as a medical term in which excess amount of fat starts to accumulate inside our body and finally give rise to some hazardous health problems. It can also decrease the life expectancy of an individual to a great extent. To avoid such negative result, following healthy dietary routine and exercise is […]

How Weight Affects Your Joints

Weight Affects Joints

Our joints carry the full weight of our bodies throughout our daily activities. But is the burden really reflected in the amount of weight we read on the scale? Everyone hears about the long list of effects obesity has on your physiological health but very rarely do we hear about the effect excess weight has […]

Foot Problems Related To Obesity

Obesity Foot Problems

According to a study conducted by the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), obesity is linked with a number of foot-related ailments. The study compared survey participant’s Body Mass Index and their reports of foot pain. It was reported that as the BMI of the participant rose, the more likely they were to report […]