Fluctuating weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar readings may increase heart attack and stroke risk
Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death from any cause compared to people who had stable measurements, according to new research published October 1, 2018 in the journal Circulation. Those with the highest amount of variability (in the upper 25 percent) in all measurements were 127% more likely to die, 43% more likely to have a heart attack and 41% more likely to have a stroke.
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