Obesity can cause cardiovascular ill-health, even in the young

Published: 28/05/2017
Obesity can cause cardiovascular ill-health, even in the young
Source: WWW.SCIENCEDAILY.COM

Higher than normal body mass index (BMI) is known to lead to  cardiovascular ill-health in mid-to-late life, but there has been limited investigation of its effect in young, apparently healthy, adults. Researchers have now shown that having a higher BMI can cause worse cardiovascular health in those aged as young as 17, according to a new study.

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