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Why does obesity cause health problems?

The extra weight due to obesity can increase levels of inflammation in the body and affect the body's metabolic processes. It also places extra load and stress on important structures such as the joints, the airways and the bladder.

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Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 24 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Healthy eating


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