The Frightful Extras Other complications from obesity or becoming overweight are: Neurological – headaches, stroke, dementia, vision loss from diabetes complications, false brain tumors, and diabetic neuropathy Psychological – depression, anxiety, unnecessary stress, and eating disorders Respiratory – asthma, sleep apnea, pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary hypertension Urological – may lead to kidney cancer and diabetic kidney disease.Author: Alex Popova. Adults are underweight if their BMI is below 18.5, healthy weight if their BMI is 18.5 to 24.9, overweight if their BMI is 25 to 29.9, and obese if their BMI is 30 or above. *A child’s BMI percentile is calculated by comparing your child’s BMI to growth charts for children who are the same age and sex as your child.
Overweight is a body weight that is above an ideal range. Extra weight can increase in the risk of some serious health problems. This includes heart disease, certain cancers, and diabetes.