What is Obesity?

Obesity is increasingly prevalent now in India. Increase in weight has an impact on people’s physical and mental health. 

Overweight and obese people are more susceptible to:

  • Type 2 Diabetes, 
  • Heart attack, 
  • Stroke,
  • Liver failure, 
  • Kidney failure, 
  • Erectile dysfunction,
  • Infertility and 
  • Cancers. 

In addition, people with excess weight are under confident and have lower self-esteem. Obesity is now more commonly seen in teenagers, young mothers and menopausal women. 

Original article posted here: https://www.thelondonobesityclinic.co.in/why-can-obesity-lead-to-cancer/