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Losing weight is easier said than done. If you've struggled with shedding pounds, you know it's hard to find the right balance between exercise and diet. But it can be done.

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The Facts About Obesity

Obesity can have a far-ranging negative effect on your health. Know the facts.

Living with Obesity

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The Effects of Obesity on Cholesterol Levels

Obesity is a risk factor for high cholesterol, but lifestyle changes can bring about improvements.
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Losing Weight for Heart Health

Being obese puts a big strain on your heart. Find out how to lose extra weight.
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Obesity-Related Conditions

Obese adults are at risk for a number of serious health consequences, including hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
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Managing Obesity and Joint Pain

Obesity increases your risk of developing osteoarthritis, but there are ways to ease joint pain.
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Obesity and Arthritis: A Doctor's View

An expert discusses how a little extra weight can lead to more stress on your joints.
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The Obesity and Depression Connection

Although it’s not clear which comes first, most experts agree that obesity and depression go hand in hand.
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Medications to Treat Obesity

Sometimes, lifestyle changes may not help you lose those extra pounds.

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New Guidelines Help Doctors Treat Weight Issues

If you're overweight, these guidelines can give your healthcare provider a treatment plan.

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