The health toll of living with excess visceral abdominal fat

Excess fat, especially the abdominal visceral kind, isn’t just a nuisance—it can harm your health. Over time, excess visceral abdominal fat can start producing hormones and molecules that can affect how the body works and cause inflammation.

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The negative health effects associated with excess visceral abdominal fat

Insulin Resistance and Diabetes
Heart Disease
High Blood Pressure
High Cholesterol
Fatty Liver
Digestive Problems

(Heartburn and Bloating)

Mental Health Issues

(Depression/Anxiety/Poor Body Image)

Discussing your symptoms with a healthcare provider and receiving a proper diagnosis are key to mitigating these risks and starting a treatment plan that is right for you.