Obesity causes insulin resistance, which affects blood sugar management and metabolic syndrome.
Type 2 Diabetes: Obesity, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome considerably raise type 2 diabetes risk.
Hypertension: As part of metabolic syndrome, obesity raises blood pressure, increasing cardiovascular disease risk.
Dyslipidemia: Metabolic syndrome increases heart disease risk with high triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol.
Cardiovascular Diseases: Obesity and metabolic syndrome cause heart attacks and coronary artery disease.
Fat accumulation in the liver, caused by obesity and metabolic syndrome, can cause NAFLD, which impairs liver function.
Obesity and metabolic syndrome cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to atherosclerosis and other illnesses.
Increased Cancer Risk: Obesity and metabolic syndrome increase cancer risk, highlighting their widespread health effects.