Obesity

Researchers Blame Obesity as Stroke Rates Rise in U.S.

Now researchers severely

blaming obesity as stroke rates have significantly risen in U.S.

It is seen that middle aged women between the age group of 35 to 54 have more strokes than ever.

The most recent federal health survey, from 1999 to 2004 reported that around 1.8% of the above age group women suffered strokes while the previous survey from 1988 to 1994 reported only 0.63%.

Doctors, who participated at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2008, said that strokes often arise in older people and the sudden rise in middle aged people and the causes behind it are annoying.

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