Tagged: obesity

Obesity is known as being excessively overweight. This depends on Body Mass Index (BMI) which is weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared.

Being obese can lead to serious health complications, including high blood pressure, cancer, and diabetes. The risk factors and causes behind obesity are family history, exercise and diet habits, certain medications that may be taken, socio-economic issues, smoking, stress, age, and many others.


Mayo Clinic. (2020, February 15). Obesity – Symptoms and causes.

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