Obesity May Cause ‘Subtle’ Heart Changes Starting in Early Adulthood

Obesity May Cause ‘Subtle’ Heart Changes Starting in Early Adulthood

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Obesity May Cause ‘Subtle’ Heart Changes Starting in Early Adulthood

Subtle heart changes in people with Prader–Willi syndrome (PWS) may begin relatively early in adulthood, and being overweight may be related to these cardiovascular abnormalities, a small study reported. “We need to manage obesity and obesity-related disorders in order to prevent heart failure and ischemic heart disease [reduced blood flow to the heart] in patients with PWS,” its researchers wrote. The study, “Subtle Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Prader-Willi Syndrome Might Begin in Young Adulthood,” was published…

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