This problem is increasing in children due to poor eating habits, less outdoor activities, more involvement in television, mobiles etc.

Obesity can lead to various types of acquired heart diseases in children. It can lead to hypertension (increase blood pressure), pulmonary hypertension (increase lung pressure) due to sleep apnea. These problems can lead to heart failure and related sign and symptoms.

Pediatric cardiologist can help in early diagnosis and timely resolution of these issues.