weight-loss-risks.jpg Aspiring for size-zero can cause serious problems for women. According to experts, women are getting more and more obsessed with their bodies. They resort to drastic measures like starvation diets and excessive gymming to get the figure of their choice. But what they don't realize is that it can lead to irreversible health problems.

Risks of excessive weight loss
a. Excessive gymming and dieting can cause amenoria or abnormal menstruation in women.
b. It can even stop the menstrual cycle and prevent the woman from becoming pregnant.
c. It can cause premature delivery, birth of low-weight babies and undernourishment.
d. It can lead to loss of libido due to suppression of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and other secondary sex hormones in brain.
e. Most pills recommended for sudden weight loss contain of oestrogen which is similar to contraceptive pills.
f. It can also suppress the Hypothelemo pituitary axis which is responsible for the release of sex hormones.
g. Another danger is anorexia, which can lead to osteoporosis.
h. Due to deficiency of nutrition, women also suffer from weak bones.