What a fabulous system was once this body of yours, when you too could flaunt it for its edge and fitness. Then there was a major transformation and you started adding pounds after pounds till one day you looked at yourself in the glass and found your tummy out. It was bulging enough so as to prevent you looking at your feet or tying your shoe laces. What was your reaction then? Were you Frantic? This is the major reaction of most of the people around the world when they could not get themselves fit into their old clothes.
The problem of obesity is a worldwide phenomena and an open dilemma. A fact yields that one out of three people in the affluent countries are overweight. Apart from this, in 2011 a survey made an outcome that 40 million children around the world have turned obese even before the age of 5. It sounds terrible enough that next generation is heading towards a darker world where the concept for human weight is concerned.
Causes of Obesity:
One of the major causes of obesity is the disproportion between the calories ingested in the body and the ones that are burned on account of work. If the intake of calorie-rich food exceeds, it is bound to cause chubbiness very soon. Other minor reasons may constitute the intake of high fatty foods and less of physical activity which cause to burn the taken calories.
Rapid urbanization and our hectic schedules could be the indirect causes of an enormous increase in the human weight. Lack of adequate sleep and sickness etc. could also render some impact to enhance the body-weight.
Risks associated with obesity:
When there is an imbalance in the body mass, there ought to occur innumerable disorders in the body. Some of the major ones that a human being could be prone to are:
Diabetes: It is one of the major killers for the obese people around the world as about 44% of the over-weighted people die due to an increase in sugar level of the blood. Diabetes could also lead to various heart and kidney diseases.
High-Blood Pressure: When the overall volume of the body increases, the heart is required to generate more force so that it could supply blood to all the parts. On account of this, the pressure from the heart increases and the overall blood pressure rises. High blood pressure could severely damage the kidneys and may mar the supply of blood to the entire systems if fat hinders its way.
Heart Diseases: Various kinds of heart diseases such as chest pain, high cholesterol, heart failure and heart attacks could result due to deposition of fat near the cardiac system.
Cancers: Chubbiness could lead to various kinds of cancers in the body owing to the abnormal growth of the organs that are prone to this disease.
Apart from this, obesity is a culprit for other diseases such as Osteoarthritis, Liver Diseases, Strokes and pregnancy problems etc. If you too have a body that you could consider obese, better find a way soon before it’s too late.