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What are the health risks associated with overweight and underweight?

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hello pls confirm Underweight: Health risks associated with the underweight category include under nutrition, osteoporosis, infertility, and impaired immunocompetence. You may be prone for frequent infection and more stress at work. Underweight may also be an indication of an eating disorder or other underlying illness. Overweight: Health risks associated with overweight and obesity include Type 2 Diabetes, High Cholesterol, High Blood pressure, early heart attacks and Gallbladder disease. It can also cause snoring, long pauses during breath during sleep and certain cancers. If you wish have a personalized diet plan and tips on how to stay motivated during your Weight management program please take the help of our Doctors.
Posted Mon, 30 Dec 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Amit Jain 4 hours later
Brief Answer: Yes you are absolutely right Detailed Answer: Hello! XXXX You are absolutely right. For remaining healthy apart from individual diet plan take fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet, do regular exercise and avoid smoking and alcohol too. Wish you a good health
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