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Morbid obesity- one of the biggest issues of modern World

Obesity is the problem that is raising day by day all around the World. But the nation that is most affected is America, with more than a third of population dealing with obesity. Living in a modern and stressful World with little time to spare, have caused that so many people today are overweight. Today it is easier to go through drive-through than to make a meal at home. Most of the people don’t have that much time, and buying junk food is an easy solution.

What qualifies as morbid obesity?

Morbid obesity is serious health problem which affects many aspects of person’s life. People who are suffering from it have difficulties in performing they regular tasks, but also having difficulties in breathing, walking and sleeping, because obesity can cause sleep apnea. These conditions are linked with so many different diseases such as high blood pressure, which can cause heart attack, stroke, and death, but also diabetes, problems with reproduction, hormones, arthritis and many others.post2b

Anyone who has a body mass index higher than 30 is classified as obese. The main reasons why this condition is developing is simple. If you eat more calories than you need, your body will store it as a fat, which will cause obesity. But, there are few more factors which can play a role in this process. Some of them are genetics. If you have in your family someone who is obese, it is more likely that you will also develop this condition. Lack of sleep is also a big contributor. Researches had shown that people who have problems with sleeping tend to eat more every day. A fast paste of life, stress, and anxiety also are linked to obesity. And females are more prone to having excess weight that men do.

How can you fight obesity?

There are few things you need to do if you want to resolve morbid obesity. First of all is healthy diet and exercise. Eat the right nutrients, and try to move as much as possible. Also, there are medications and as a last option surgery.

About the Author Stephen Sweet