Obesity Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Obesity? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Obesity.


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Symptoms of Obesity

The onset of Overweight is usually gradual. Symptoms include:

  • Increased weight
  • Thickness around the midsection
  • Obvious areas of fat deposits

It's important to remember that fat deposited in your midsection is as much of a health risk as increasing total body weight. If you are developing a thick midsection even though your weight is not going up, you may be losing muscle mass from disuse along with dangerous fat accumulation in your abdomen. This may place you at increased risk for heart (cardiovascular) disease.


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What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Obesity Causes
What causes Obesity? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Obesity Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Obesity? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Obesity Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Obesity Symptoms
What are the Obesity symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Obesity Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Obesity
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Obesity.
Obesity Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Obesity Prevention
How can you prevent Obesity? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Obesity Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Obesity treatment options are available?
Obesity Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Obesity Doctors
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