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Hypertension Data from NHANES III show that the ageadjusted prevalence of high blood pressure increases progressively with higher levels of BMI in men and women (Figure 2). 2 High blood pressure is defined as mean systolic blood pressure ≥ 140 mm Hg, or mean diastolic blood pressure ≥ 90 mm Hg, or currently taking antihypertensive medication. 9 for men and women, respectively. The direct and independent association between blood pressure and BMI or weight has been shown in numerous cross-sectional studies 3-5, including the large international study of salt (INTERSALT) carried out in more than 10,000 men and women.

They also attempt to capture all stroke events, whether fatal or nonfatal. These studies suggest distinct risk factors for ischemic stroke as compared to hemorrhagic stroke, and found overweight to be associated with the former, but not the latter. This may explain why studies that use only fatal stroke outcomes (and thus overrepresent hemorrhagic strokes) show only weak relationships between overweight and stroke. These recent prospective studies demonstrate that the risk of stroke shows a graded increase as BMI rises.

98 Additional information on sleep apnea is included as Appendix IV. 18 Gallbladder Cancer Obesity is related to the risk of gallbladder cancer, particularly among women. 53 at ≥140. k. Obesity and Women’s Reproductive Health Menstrual Function and Fertility Obesity in premenopausal women is associated with menstrual irregularity and amenorrhea. 112,116 As part of the Nurses’ Health Study, a case control study suggested that the greater the BMI at age 18 years, even at levels lower than those considered obese, the greater the risk of subsequent ovulatory infertility.

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