Obesity Complications

Is Your Weight Putting You at Risk?

Obesity usually results from a combination of causes and factors, including

  • Genetics
  • Family lifestyle
  • Inactivity
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Medical problems
  • Certain medications
  • Social and economic issues
  • Age
  • Pregnancy
  • Quitting smoking
  • Lack of sleep
Learn more about each factor HERE

Signs and Symptoms

  • BMI greater than 25
  • Waist circumference greater than 35” for women and 40” for men
  • Two or more conditions in the box below

Conditions Commonly Associated with Obesity

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood sugar/diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Other chronic diseases

Classes & Screenings

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