Diagnosed with Obesity?

Diagnosed with Obesity?

You will likely have an increased propensity to suffer from other conditions – physically, psychologically, and socially, including:

  • Shorter life expectancy – 50% to 100% increased risk of dying prematurely
  • Diabetes (type 2)
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Arthritis – joint problems
  • High blood pressure – hypertension
  • Heart disease
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Certain cancers (breast, uterine, colon, cervix, oesophagus, pancreas, kidney, prostate)
  • Digestive disorders (gastroesophageal reflux disease, GORD)
  • Breathing difficulties – asthma
  • Fertility and pregnancy issues
  • Incontinence
  • Skin and varicose veins
  • Depression
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Social isolation
  • Mobility and day to day tasks more difficult
  • No longer fit in seats on public transport, venues, etc
  • Shortness of breath
  • Potential reduction in employment prospects

 


For more information about Obesity treatment options, visit our procedures page or contact our clinic to speak with one of our helpful staff.
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