Diseases and Disorders - Obesity
Diseases and - Obesity
Obesity has affected people throughout human history, but never before has it been such a widespread condition. Causes, treatments, living with obesity, and research are explored.
Many people view obesity as a disease that affects millions of people, including children and teens as a weakness of character or lack of willpower that allows individuals to eat so much they gain tremendous amounts of weight. Recently, however, an increasing number of experts are viewing