Obesity | Complications


What are the complications of obesity?

Obesity can contribute to a number of serious health problems, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Depression
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Gynecological problems, such as infertility
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Type 2 diabetes

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Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Created: 01/13