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5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

All the evidence points towards a strong link between increased weight and incidence of stroke. Take a look at these interesting facts from studies around the world to understand the risk, depending on your age, weight and lifestyle. 1. Stroke risk increases by 64% in...

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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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