The Duration of Obesity in Young Adults is linked with Silent Heart Disease


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A National Institutes of Health-supported study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that length of time a young adult is obese is linked with the development of silent or subclinical heart disease in middle age.

Medical studies and analysis have been often conducted to give understanding about obesity concerns that occur especially among young adults. The study results suggest that lifelong obesity may give rise to clinical heart diseases in the country.


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