The Healthy Self with Michael Schwartz

Obese or Overweight? Your Health is in the Danger Zone

August 10, 20159 min
Even being as few as 10 pounds overweight can affect your overall wellness.There are many dangers of being obese or overweight. Even being as few as 10 pounds overweight can affect your overall wellness. Extra weight puts extra pressure on your joints, as well as your cardiovascular system. It can lead to heart disease, cancer, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, sleep disorders, diabetes, gout, and a depressed immune system... just to name a few.Despite all the money that's made on diet books and programs, dieting alone will not help you lose the weight.You must commit to a lifestyle change and gain control, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Tune in as The Healthy Self host, Michael Schwartz, and special guest, Susan Smith Jones, MS, PhD, discuss the dangers of obesity and being overweight, as well as why sleep is so essential to successful weight loss.The duo also addresses a caller's question on underactive thyroid and which nutrients are needed to promote and preserve optimal thyroid function.

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