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If you are obese or significantly overweight, a physician at your weight loss center near Orlando may recommend fast weight loss to reduce your risk of health problems. While being overweight might affect your self-confidence and self-esteem, it doesn’t always negatively affect your health. Being obese can often increase your risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and suffering from a stroke, heart attack, or blood clot.

Watch this video to learn more about being overweight versus being obese. Dr. Angela Glasnapp, a weight loss physician, will teach you how to calculate your BMI, or body mass index, to determine if you are overweight or obese and should start a weight loss plan.