In a society that believes “thinner is better,” it is an emotional struggle to be obese. Aside from the interference with a happy life and high self-esteem, being overweight can cause many other health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, sleep apnea, hypoventilation, respiratory problems, heartburn and reflux disease, asthma, bronchitis, gallbladder disease, incontinence, arthritis and weakening of the joints, emotional and psychological disease and more. Read the rest of this entry »