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Leptin-Weight Problems and Heart Attack: Bad Combination

August 6, 2007 | Byron J. Richards, Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist

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 Leptin-Weight Problems and Heart Attack: Bad Combination
Researchers measured the leptin levels in heart attack patients and found that those with the highest levels of leptin were the most non-responsive to therapies designed to thin the blood. This is consistent with a building body of knowledge that leptin problems cause blood cells to stick together and are a primary risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease.

Nutrition and exercise which support heart health and leptin management play a crucial role in natural support for heart and circulatory health. Weight loss to restore proper leptin function is vital.

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