Obesity and Heart

People with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher are considered obese. The term obesity is used to describe the health condition of anyone significantly above his or her ideal healthy weight. Obesity increases the risk for heart disease and stroke. But it harms more than just the heart and blood vessel system. It's also a major cause of gallstones, osteoarthritis and respiratory problems. Obesity is intimately intertwined with multiple health conditions that underlie cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure, diabetes, and abnormal blood cholesterol. In addition, weight gain is a frequent consequence of heart-damaging lifestyle choices such as lack of exercise and a fat-laden diet. Obesity also can lead to heart failure. This is a serious condition in which your heart can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs.

  • Blood Pressure
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Bariatric Surgery and Cardiovascular Risk
  • Benefits of Weight loss on Cardiovascular Health
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Cardiac dysrhythmias
  • Hypertensive heart disease
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Obesity and the Heart
  • Overweight and Obesity

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