Mortality: Obesity is one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide. In the United States, obesity is estimated to cause 111,909 to 365,000 deaths per year, while 1 million (7.7%) of deaths in Europe are attributed to excess weight.
Morbidity: Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases and conditions, particularly high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and depression etc.
Cardiology: – High blood pressure– Coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction & Heart attack– Abnormal cholesterol level– Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
Endocrinology and Reproduction:– Type 2 diabetes mellitus– Menstrual disorder– Infertility– Polycystic ovarian syndrome– Complications during pregnancy
Neurology – Stroke– Multiple sclerosis etc.
Rheumatology and Orthopedics:– Osteoarthriti– Back pain– GoutGastroenterology:– Fatty liver– Gastroesophageal reflux disease(GERD) & Heart burn
Respiratory:– Asthma– Obstructive sleep apneaDermatology:– Celluliti– Stretch marks & other multiple disease