Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women?

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“Men are more prone to gain weight around the middle.” That said, carrying extra weight around the middle is also tied to increased heart risks , making it arguably unhealthier to be an overweight man than a plus-size woman. Big bellies, it turns out, are a sort of a double-edged sword when it comes to weight loss: They’re an extra health risk for men, but give guys the edge when it comes to dropping pounds. upwave: The best fat-loss workout Ladies, don’t despair: Women have weight-related advantages, too. garcinia cambogia side effects They tend to carry more body fat on their thighs and backsides (the so-called “pear” shape), which are much healthier places to hold weight than around the middle.
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<h3 http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/13/idUSnHUGdsQR+73+ONE20140113 style=”clear:both”>Lose Weight, Lose Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea May Increase Stroke Risk Researchers have long studied the link between the sleep disorder and the risk of stroke, but a small recent study found that 51 of 56 stroke patients evaluated — or 91 percent of patients — had sleep apnea, Dr. Michael J. Breus wrote for HuffPost. More research is still needed to determine just what role disrupted breathing plays in this elevated risk.
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