Obesity & Associated Health Disorders

Overweight and obesity may increase the risk of many health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers. If you are pregnant, excess weight may lead to short- and long-term health problems for you and your child. Excess weight may increase the risk for many health problems, including

  • Heart disease and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Oncological Disorders
  • Gallbladder disease and gallstones
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Kidney Disease
  • Breathing problems, such as sleep apnea and asthma
  • Pregnancy problems such as high blood sugar throughout pregnancy, high blood pressure, and bigger risk for cesarean delivery