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Where does it affect the body

Kyla Isherwood

on 22 January 2013

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Transcript of Obesity

What causes obesity? Obesity What is it? Obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30 or more What does it do? Obesity affects almost Head Chest As well as other cancers, obesity increases the risk of breast cancer Lungs increases risk of pneumonia, sleep apnea, asthma,pulmonary hypertension and obesity hyperventilation Heart Greatly increases risk for all heart disease and causes incredible strain on the circulatory system hands Abdomen Stomach increases risk of stomach cancer and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Intestines increases risk of colorectal cancer Kidneys Increases risk of kidney cancer Pancreas Risk of diabetes is greatly increased Liver Lowered levels of HDL and high levels of LDL as well as hepatomegaly (enlarged liver), a fatty liver or cirrhosis Gallbladder Increases chances of having gallstones Pelvic region Uterus incresed risk of endometrial cancer, infertility, irregular periods and birth defects Statistics Obesity causes strain on the circulatory system, and can increase risk of stroke. Neck increases risk of esophageal cancer According to WHO... 65% of the world's population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight More than 40 million children under the age of five years old are overweight More than 10% of the world's population is obese Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980 What are the symptoms?
How to see if you're obese. How is obesity cured? 100% Preventable Lower caloric intake of "empty calories" Exercise regularly Too many high calorie, low nutrient foods Genetics Sedentary lifestyle BMI calculator "gut" instinct everything. increases risk of rheumatoid arthritis
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