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Over-weighted teenagers are likely to suffer from stroke

By Team Pardaphash 
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Children who pile on weight during their adolescence are 80% more likely to suffer from stroke as adults.

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As per the new study, who have excessive BMI increase from childhood to 20 years of age had a higher risk of suffering from stroke than those who have average increase in BMI.

According to the study, “For every two-point increase in BMI, men were 20% more likely to have a stroke. Men, who were overweight at both time points, were 70% more likely to have a stroke. Of the 990 people in this group, 36 had a stroke, or 3.6%.”

The study followed those 37,699 men of an average age of 38 years, out of which 918 suffer from stroke.

Researchers say that it is high blood pressure, known to weaken blood vessels in the brain, which raises the risk of having a stroke.

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