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What are Obesity & Morbid Obesity?
Definitions of both terms and information that supports a correlation between increasing BMI and risk of death.
Are You Overweight?
Our helpful Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator is the best way to determine whether you are overweight, obese, or morbidly obese.
Health Risks of Morbid Obesity
High blood pressure, heart disease, high cholesterol levels, diabetes, respiratory problems, gastroesophageal reflux, urinary stress incontinence, degenerative arthritis, venous stasis disease/ulcers, cancer, skin infections, and infertility are all obesity-related illnesses.
Psychological Effects of Obesity
Overweight individuals are often subject to disapproval, which can have psychological and social repercussions that include depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem.