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Negative Effects of Obesity

Obesity probably never results in good effects. Obese children and youth are at risk for Type II Diabetes, heart attack, and stroke; joint and bone problems; and eating disorders.

Obesity can lead to sleeping disorders such as sleep apnea. These kids often are less capable of concentrating on schoolwork –  sluggish and sometimes lethargic.

These youth can be depressed and suffer low self esteem and seem frequently targets of bullies and cyberbullies. On top of all this, some parents purposely overfeed their children as a form of abuse with all of its effects. Other effects may emerge as obesity persists among American children and youth. READ MORE:

via Childhood Obesity in Canada, Mexico and the United States: Cause and Effects.


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