Obesity is a disorder that can result in many different complications and may lead to development of other serious conditions, some of which include:

  • Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Certain Cancers
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Breathing difficulties including Asthma & Sleep Apnea (a condition where you stop breathing for short periods during sleeping)
  • Gallstones
  • Infertility
  • Depression

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Authored Dec 22, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Jun 15, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm