Common Health Dangers Associated with Obesity Being obese or overweight puts you at risk for premature death and many health dangers. According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, there were 1043 deaths registered in 2009 as a result of obesity and its associated disorders.
The possibility of the premature death increases with increased weight. People with a BMI greater than 30 have a 50-100% higher risk of death from diseases related to the condition compared to those with a healthy weight.
This article is going to review common diseases linked with overweight.
It will also analyze how weight loss can reduce the risk of premature death as well as enhance secondary health risks.