Medical News Summary: Abdominal fat related to high blood pressure


About: Abdominal fat related to high blood pressure
Date: 21 June 2004
Source: Nutrition and Wellness Channel
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Nutrition and Wellness Channel): An 11-year study shows a direct link between the amount of abdominal fat and high blood pressure. Fat in other body areas did not seem to indicate the same risk.
Related Disease Topics: Hypertension, Obesity, Abdominal fat

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