Are there long or short term health risks associated with losing or gaining massive weight for a purpose only to go back to how they were after achieving that purpose?
Do you think there are health risks attached to sudden massive weight gain or loss?
Extreme weight gain leaves you at the risk of some health problems. However, weight loss can help correct these health problems that can occur due to the massive weight gain. If you’d be gaining massive weight for a reason, you should know the health effects of the weight gain.
Excessive weight gain increases the risk of high blood pressure and high cholesterol which leads to heart disease or stroke.
Being overweight increases the chance of developing type 2 diabetes
Gallbladder disease is more common if you’re overweight
It causes stress on the knees, hips and lower back due to the fats pressure on them.
You’re more likely to develop sleep Apnea which is a sleeping condition that causes one to snore heavily
Being overweight increases the risk of getting fatty liver disease. And this may lead to severe liver damage or failure.
Note: Early correction in weight can prevent these health effects.
Of course there are health risks associated with excessive weight loss and also excessive weight gain. There are times when some actors have to lose or gain a lot of weight in order to play a particular role. An example is the case of Joaquin Phoenix who had to lose 52pounds in few months in order to deliver his role in Joker. There are health risks associated with excessive weight loss, some of them are listed below;
Loss of muscle mass-a loss of muscle mass always comes with excessive weight loss
Extreme weight loss deprives the body of essential nutrients necessary for healthy living.
Gallstones are formed when the digestive juices in the gallbladder are not released due to lack of food intake
Decrease in energy level-you feel tired easily
Extreme drop in weight causes the bones to become so fragile
It increases the risk of surgical complications
It also increases the risk of heart attack.