Diseases Associated With Obesity
High Blood Pressure: The increase in the Body Mass Index is proportional to the increase in blood pressure.
Dyslipidemia: With increasing body mass index, it is directly proportional to increasing the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in our blood.
Diabetes: There is a high relationship between the increase in Body Mass Index and the development of Diabetes.
Coronary Vascular Disease: Increasing Body Mass Index increases the chance of developing coronary vascular disease.
Heart Failure: As the weight increases, the heart muscle works more and after a while, heart failure develops.
Stroke: The probability of a stroke increases with increasing Body Mass Index.
Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is strongly associated with obesity and diabetes. Sleep apnea can cause pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure.
Reflux Disease: Due to the increase in abdominal pressure, Reflux Disease appears more frequently in obese people.
Cancer: The relationship of esophagus, large intestine, rectum, liver and gallbladder cancers with obesity has been proven.
Deep Venous Insufficiency: As the Body Mass Index increases, the risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism increases.
Osteoarthritis: Obesity can lead to severe calcification, especially in the knees and ankles.
Depression: Obesity increases the frequency of development of depression.