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What are the symptoms of being overweight or obese?

Weight gain usually happens over time. Most people know when they've gained weight. Some of the signs of overweight or obesity include: Clothes feeling tight and needing a larger size. The scale showing that you've gained weight. Having extra fat around the waist. A higher than normal body mass index and waist circumference. This answer is based on source information from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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