A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for
most people. But being seriously overweight or obese can cause
someone to have a number of health problems, both physical and
The links below provide information on some common health
concerns that go with being overweight. You'll also find tips
on what teens can do to manage weight in a healthy way.
Being overweight can also impact how people feel about
themselves. Check out these articles for insight into the emotional
issues that can affect some overweight teens and how to deal with
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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