Obesity: Weighing Up the Risks of Stroke

Obesity: Weighing Up the Risks of Stroke

In Europe, 51.6% of adults are overweight (1). Being obese not only increases your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes, but also makes you more likely to have a stroke, particularly if you are carrying extra weight around your stomach (2)....

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5 Interesting Facts About Stroke and Diabetes

5 Interesting Facts About Stroke and Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the world. It can cause many health complications and is known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, including stroke (1). But the level of risk is influenced by a number of factors, including the type of...

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High blood pressure
Diabetes
Atrial fibrilation
Physical inactivity
Hight cholesterol
Poor diet
Smoking
Alcohol
Obesity