Overweight people should not make use of a yo yo diet because this might be more dangerous than they ever thought, dangerous than not dieting at all. Obese people with heart problems are advised not to try yo yo diets. A new retrospective research has indicated that patients who have weight oscillations were estimated to die twice as fast, having a double risk of stroke or heart attack compared to people who have a stable body weight.
Researchers reveal how harmful for a yo yo diet could be for the overall health
These people who experience weight fluctuations have a 78% risk of developing diabetes. The findings which still need to be tested and verified indicate that an obese person poses severe health risks. It is dangerous to lose weight quickly and then gaining it back again. The lead author of the study, Dr. Sripal Bangalore, an interventional cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, stated that overweight people who lose 20 pounds and gain it all back up again have serious problems.
Dr. Ira Ockene, a professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, argued that if these people need to lose weight, then they can at least try to do it right and they should take it seriously. Losing weight and gaining it back again really fast can affect their overall health. Bangalore hopes that the new study will motivate people to lose weight and maintain it.
Weight oscillations may harm your body even more than if you do not lose weight at all
A yo yo diet where the weight of a person varies repeatedly, it is a sign that they are unhealthy for individuals who have heart diseases. The new study which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine analyzed if that was a pattern for all people suffering from coronary artery condition, where deposits of fat cumulated in the blood vessels.
Researchers analyzed information coming from 9,509 volunteers who were once part of a Lipitor research back in 2005. Nevertheless, the new study did not analyze whether patients managed to lost weight because they struggled to do it or they have weight fluctuations due to their illness.
After scientists had examined factors like treatment with Lipitor, cholesterol levels, diabetes, gender, race, smoking habits, and high blood pressure, they unveiled that people who experienced the greatest fluctuations were 2.24 times more likely to experience a heart attack. Shifts which occur in body weight triggered a higher risk of developing chest pain, cardiac arrest, and heart attack.
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