What Does Obesity Mean for Your Health, Heart, Thyroid, Diabetes
|What Does Obesity Mean for Your Health, Heart, Thyroid, Diabetes
April 23, 2019 01:50 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: What Does Obesity Mean for Your Health, Heart, Thyroid, Diabetes
Many people who are concerned in general terms about obesity still have gaps in their knowledge regarding several specific health consequences, according to the Cleveland Clinic Heart Health Survey. The survey indicated that, while most people understand that obesity is bad for cardiac health, they may not appreciate the role of triglycerides or different types of cholesterol. Likewise, relatively few respondents have made major dietary changes to try to lose weight, and my people appear not to understand that even relatively modest weight loss can have significant health benefits.
- Although many adults are concerned about having excess weight, they fail to make the connection between excess weight and the risk of developing chronic diseases.
- According to a cardiologist expert, Luke Laffin, MD, it was surprising from a survey that only 22 percent of respondent had ever talked to their doctor about excess weight.
- Individuals who have hypothyroidism even before the condition is diagnosed have been observed to have the tendency for excess weight gain.
"Carrying excess weight worsens glucose tolerance and also increases the risk of developing certain cancers."
Read more: https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/obesity/61589-what-does-obesity-mean-your-health-heart-thyroid-diabetes