Your Body Weight

Being overweight or obese puts you at risk for many diseases and conditions. The more body fat you have the more likely you are to develop:

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Elevated Cholesterol
  • Sleep Apnea

Your weight results from many factors; environment, family history, genetics, metabolism, behaviors and habits. You can't change most of those, but you can change your behavior and lifestyle habits.

Following a healthy eating plan, doing regular physical activity and limiting your time of inactivity are important. Surgery can also be an option for some people.There is hope; you have options through Johnson Memorial Health Wellness Services.

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