Concerned about pain, fatigue, metabolic syndrome, obesity, depression, autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia or headache? Integrative functional medicine looks deeply at what ails you to bring healing.
Abdominal fat increases your risk for developing life-threatening diseases. It also affects your breathing. Discover how belly fat affects your lungs in this video from Michael Roizen, MD, Wellness Institute Chair, and get some inspiration for trimming your waistline.
Being overweight or obese puts more strain on the kidneys, increasing the risk of developing kidney disease. For people with chronic kidney disease, being obese is linked to the disease progressing to end-stage renal disease.
Fat affects the function of key organ systems. It is associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.