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When you are overweight, your entire system is out of balance, including the hormones that impact your mood. As a result, losing weight increases your sense of well-being and decreases the severity of depression.
In 2011, Australian research found that among diabetic obese men, losing 5 to 10 percent of body weight led to improvements in erectile function and libido. This is likely due to the strain obesity puts on the heart and blood vessels.
Being overweight puts a burden on the adrenal glands, which manage asthma and allergies. Being overweight is also a strain on the respiratory system and can exacerbate asthma symptoms.
After losing weight, complaints of foot pain drop by 83 percent.
Extra weight and arthritis have a strong connection to inflammation in the body. Many studies note that weight loss improves arthritis pain.
A father’s diet before conception plays a crucial role in a child’s health.
Excess weight is responsible for blemishes and infections of the skin. Losing weight improves psoriasis.
The bigger you are, the more likely you are to suffer a heart attack earlier in life — 12 years sooner for obese people.
Overweight women have four times higher endometrial cancer risk. Their breast cancer risk is equally higher. Body fat produces estrogen, a hormone linked to both diseases.