Obesity implies the deposition of too much fat in the body. When one is obese, he or she exerts a lot of strain on one's joints and bones which leads to arthritis in the long term.
If you are overweight then this will lead to an inactive lifestyle that will result in additional weight gain. The lack of activity and a hight level of cholesterol due to the wrong kind of habits will block your heart and blood vessels.
Blood and heart conditions, high blood pressure or a stroke can arise through obesity. Excess body weight will lead to apnea or the cessation of your breathing in sleep.
Obesity can be cured before one suffers from some of the diseases like:
Blount's disease - Obesity is a known cause of Blount's Disease that involves deformities in the lower portion due to overweight in bones.
Arthritis - Excessive weight bearing on the knee and ankle joints results fro obesity.
Pseudo tumor cerebri – This is a rare occurrence in adults and teenagers and is characterized by increased intra cranial pressure that leads to severe headaches, vomiting and blurred vision.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - Obesity leads to development of cysts on the ovaries of women and this leads to the hormonal changes that results in infertility.
Diabetes - Adult diabetes is the one of the main effect of diabetes. It is common in people who are usually in the 40 yrs age group. In case of excess body fat, insulin sensitivity of the cells is damaged and less glucose is taken up by the body cells.
Some other problems that occur due to Obesity are slipped capital femoral epiphyses, asthma, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gallstones formation, fatty liver, depression with low self esteem.
One needs to prevent obesity from encroaching your body by eating healthy and indulging in exercises from time to time.