Received: 05th October 2023; Revised: 20th December 2023, 12th January 2024; Accepted: 20th January 2024


  • Fitri Halimah Lubis Jurusan Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Erpiani Jurusan Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Lailan Jurusan Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Ayu Ananda Jurusan Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
  • Zata Ismah Jurusan Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia




Obesity, BMI, Fat, Overweight, Measurement


Obesity is a common disease that can cause and increase cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and more. This may indicate that obesity may affect genome stability. Obesity is a global problem, especially in high-income countries. The aim of this research is to identify diseases and cases associated with obesity. Methodology: The method used is a case study where the author analyzes an existing problem and arranges it systematically. Conclusion: Obesity is a disease that has a risk of causing the development of other diseases. Obesity has a major impact on physical and mental health. The factors that can cause obesity are genetics, environment, socio-economics and drugs.


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How to Cite

Lubis, F. H., Erpiani, Lailan, Ananda, A., & Ismah, Z. (2024). OBESITY BECOMES A GLOBAL PROBLEM: Received: 05th October 2023; Revised: 20th December 2023, 12th January 2024; Accepted: 20th January 2024. LIFE: International Journal of Health and Life-Sciences, 8, 156–169. https://doi.org/10.20319/lijhls.2022.8.156169




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