Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 27th, 2009
"Obese women have an increased risk for heart failure compared with normal-weight women, a risk that progressively worsens with increasing body mass index. They also have poor cardiac accommodation and possess a lower oxygen pulse at peak exercise," wrote G.S. Zavorsky and colleagues, St. Louis University, Medical Department.
The researchers concluded: "Cardiac output, heart rate, and total blood...
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