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There is a great benefit acquired
from losing weight. Though losing weight is not easy, the long
term effects brought by it would probably be of help to anyone
considering to shed those unwanted and unhealthy pounds.
The following are a few of the remarkable advantages from losing
those excess kilos.
Weight loss prevents high blood pressure, heart disease and
That is a three in one benefit from losing weight. It is a fact
that heart disease and stroke are one of the primary reasons for
disability and death in both men and women who are overweight
have a higher risk to have high levels of cholesterol in their
blood stream as well as triglycerides (also known as blood fat).
Angina, one type of heart disease, could cause chest pains as
well as a decrease in the oxygen pumped to the heart.
Sudden death also occurs from heart disease and stroke, and
usually this strikes with very little warning, signs and
It is a fact that by decreasing your weight by a mere five to
ten percent, this could positively decrease the chances of you
having or developing heart disease or a stroke. Plus, how your
heart functions would also improve as well as your blood
pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride count will decrease.
Weight loss prevents type 2 diabetes
Diabetes puts in jeopardy one’s life as well as how one leads
his or her life because of the complications that result from
having it. Both types of diabetes, type one and type two are
linked with being overweight.
To those who already have
diabetes, regular exercise and losing weight could help in
controlling your blood sugar levels as well as the medication
you may be currently taking. Increase your physical activity.
You could simply walk, jog or dance. It helps get those blood
streams moving as well as lose those unnecessary pounds.
Weight loss helps reduce your risk for cancer
Being overweight is linked with a number of kinds of cancer.
Specially for women, the common types of cancer that is
associated with being overweight include cancer of the uterus,
gallbladder, ovary, breast, and colon. This is not meant to
scare you, this is only to keep you informed.
Men are at risk too from
developing cancer if they are overweight. These include cancer
of the colon, prostate and rectum. Extra weight, a diet high in
fat and cholesterol should as much as possible be avoided.
Weight loss reduces sleep apnea
Or it could eliminate it all together. Sleep apnea is a
condition wherein one could temporarily stop breathing for a
brief period and then would continue to snore heavily. Sleep
apnea could cause drowsiness or sleepiness during the day and –
because of being overweight – could result in heart failure.
Shedding those excess kilos could help in eliminating this