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October 12, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdBelly fat in people with normal weight can be more deadly than obesity, found a large new study. Men with a normal body mass index had an 87% higher risk and women had a 48% greater risk of cardiovascular disease, if they had belly fat. This is the first time the connection has been made in people considered "skinny."So-called "energy drinks" raise your blood pressure and stress hormones, says new research. Blood pressure went up more than 6% and stress hormones spiked up nearly 74% in test subjects. Increasingly, experts are questioning the health safety of such beverages.And... a change in sleeping patterns and sense of humor could signal oncoming dementia, say experts. Sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation are believed to potentially cause damage to the brain which could lead to Alzheimer's disease. Changes in personality and behavior, such as laughing at tragic events has now also been linked to the onset of dementia as well. Getting proper rest, exercise and eating a balanc

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