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World Heart Day: Here is how being obese can affect your heart

Here is some ways through which obesity and heart disease are related.

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Last year India ranked as the third most obese country in the word. With 13% of its population suffering from obesity, the number of people in the country risking heart illness also rises. Here is some ways through which obesity and heart disease are related.

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

With obesity, your body mass index increases, which results in increase in plaque collecting in your arteries. This could lead to coronary heart diseases.

Blood Pressure

Obese people have increased chances of getting hypertension which can increase risks of developing heart disease.

Abnormal fats

LDL or bad cholestrol and triglycerides increases in obese person whereas HDL or good cholestrol can decrease. This can lead to heart disease.

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