Wellness of your health directly depends upon the weight of your body. As soon as your weight starts turning towards the obesity side, your body becomes more and more prone to the diseases. Not only the harmful health effects are caused due to weight gain but sometimes just an increase of 10 or 20 pound of extra weight can lead to death.
Let us have a look on some dangers of obesity that are hazardous to life.
• High blood pressure—obesity results in high blood pressure. About 40 to 70% people are suffering from high BP problem due to overweight. Doctors first advise obese people to lose their weight in order to control their blood pressure.
• Heart diseases—obesity can cause heart diseases. Moreover the risk of heart diseases increases four times if your BMI comes under obese range. All problems like over body weight, obesity as well as abdominal fat lead to the diabetes which results in the heart diseases. In order to protect your heart you should try to control your body weight gain.
• Blood cholesterol—your cholesterol level also gets affected due to obesity. As the bad cholesterol i.e. LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) that should be low to prevent heart diseases increases due to obesity. On the other hand the good cholesterol, HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) that needs to be high for proper health decreases with gain in weight.
• Cancer—recently various research institutions have proposed that overweight body results in more than 20% of all cancer. The risk of breast cancer also increases with increase in weight as after the menopause estrogen hormone is produced by the body fat.
Now you must have understood that increase in weight can be very hazardous to your body. You might have heard “excess of everything is bad” so you must take care that your weight remains in a nominal range.