Obesity is a major risk factor in heart disease. Excess weight can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Obesity is also a contributing factor for diabetes, which is linked to heart problems. Losing weight can reduce your risk for heart disease.
New research published in the journal Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, suggests that women who experience heightened symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are 60 percent more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than women who have never experienced trauma. The Study: Study Background: "Psychological…