The hearts of obese people become enlarged as they struggle to produce enough force to pump blood through the body.
One year after bariatric surgery and the weight loss that followed, the hearts of nearly half the patients had returned to their natural shape. And the size of their hearts ventricles had significantly improved.
Source: Bottom Line Personal December 2017 Study of data on obese patients who had bariatric surgery by researchers at Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida, presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.
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