Morbid Obesity

Morbid obesity is characterized by having an excess weight of at least 100 pounds or 45.36 kilograms, has a BMI of 35 or more, and having conditions like diabetes, hypertension, infertility, depression, or other obesity-related health risks.

Those with this serious health condition may have difficulties in breathing, walking, climbing stairs, and other forms of physical exertion. For instance, a recent news article featured an extremely obese 43-year-old man who was found unconscious in a chair. His morbid weight impeded his movement which made him stuck in his chair for two years.

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