Obesity-associated morbidity

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Obesity is an important risk factor for many chronic physical and mental illnesses.wikipedia
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Obesity

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Obesity is an important risk factor for many chronic physical and mental illnesses. More than 85% of those with hypertension have a BMI greater than 25. The risk of hypertension is 5 times higher in the obese as compared to those of normal weight.
Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases and conditions, particularly cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, and depression.

Risk factor

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Obesity is an important risk factor for many chronic physical and mental illnesses.

Angina

angina pectorischest painstable angina
Obesity is associated with cardiovascular diseases including angina and myocardial infarction.

Myocardial infarction

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Obesity is associated with cardiovascular diseases including angina and myocardial infarction.

Heart failure

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Having obesity is associated to about 11% of heart failure cases in men and 14% in women.

Hypertension

high blood pressurehypertensivearterial hypertension
More than 85% of those with hypertension have a BMI greater than 25. The risk of hypertension is 5 times higher in the obese as compared to those of normal weight.

Sympathetic nervous system

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These mechanisms include the activation of the sympathetic nervous system as well as the activation of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system.

Renin–angiotensin system

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These mechanisms include the activation of the sympathetic nervous system as well as the activation of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system.

Low-density lipoprotein

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Obesity is associated with increased LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and lowered HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).

High-density lipoprotein

HDLHDL cholesterolhigh density lipoprotein
Obesity is associated with increased LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and lowered HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).

Venous thrombosis

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Obesity increases one's risk of venous thromboembolism by 2.3 fold.

Stretch marks

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Obesity is associated with the incidence of stretch marks, acanthosis nigricans, lymphedema, cellulitis, hirsutism, and intertrigo.

Acanthosis nigricans

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Obesity is associated with the incidence of stretch marks, acanthosis nigricans, lymphedema, cellulitis, hirsutism, and intertrigo.

Lymphedema

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Obesity is associated with the incidence of stretch marks, acanthosis nigricans, lymphedema, cellulitis, hirsutism, and intertrigo.

Cellulitis

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Obesity is associated with the incidence of stretch marks, acanthosis nigricans, lymphedema, cellulitis, hirsutism, and intertrigo.

Hirsutism

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Obesity is associated with the incidence of stretch marks, acanthosis nigricans, lymphedema, cellulitis, hirsutism, and intertrigo.

Intertrigo

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Obesity is associated with the incidence of stretch marks, acanthosis nigricans, lymphedema, cellulitis, hirsutism, and intertrigo.

Diabetes mellitus type 2

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One of the strongest links between obesity and disease is that with type 2 diabetes.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

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Several studies have shown that the frequency and severity of GERD symptoms are higher in those who are obese.

Insulin resistance

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Due to its association with insulin resistance, the risk of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) increases with adiposity.

Ovulation

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This is primarily due to excess estrogen interfering with normal ovulation in women and altering spermatogenesis in men.

Spermatogenesis

spermatogenicsperm productionproduction of sperm
This is primarily due to excess estrogen interfering with normal ovulation in women and altering spermatogenesis in men.

Oligospermia

oligozoospermialow sperm countdiminished
A review in 2013 came to the result that obesity increases the risk of oligospermia and azoospermia in men, with an of odds ratio 1.3.

Azoospermia

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A review in 2013 came to the result that obesity increases the risk of oligospermia and azoospermia in men, with an of odds ratio 1.3.

Bleeding

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Obesity is related to many complications in pregnancy including: haemorrhage, infection, increased hospital stays for the mother, and increased NICU requirements for the infant.