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Heart Health

17 November 2010

Weight gain ups heart disease risk

The more weight a person gains, the greater their risk of developing the narrowing of heart arteries and reduced blood flow to the heart that can lead to a heart attack.

The more weight a person gains, the greater the risk that individual will develop the narrowing of heart arteries and reduced blood flow to the heart that can lead to a heart attack, a new Danish study indicates.

The authors concluded that their findings are evidence of a direct cause-and-effect between elevated BMI and raised heart disease risk.

 

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