A study by a research team at the National Cancer Center and Osaka University found that people who skip breakfast have a higher risk of developing a stroke.It is the first time in the world that an increased risk of stroke has been confirmed because the increase in blood pressure in the morning increases without eating breakfast.

 According to the National Cancer Center, the research team conducted a lifestyle-related questionnaire in 1995 and 1998, and asked about 8 men and women aged 45 to 74 years in eight prefectures nationwide to have breakfast four times a week. They were divided into groups and followed up to 8 to investigate their association with stroke and the development of ischemic heart disease.

 The results showed that the group who had breakfast 0 to 2 times a week had 1.18 times more strokes such as cerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and cerebral infarction than the group who ate daily.Of these, cerebral hemorrhage was 1.36 times higher, but no association with subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral infarction, or ischemic heart disease was found.

 The greatest risk of cerebral hemorrhage is high blood pressure, which is thought to be particularly significant in the early morning.It has been found that skipping breakfast raises blood pressure from the stress of hunger, while eating breakfast suppresses the rise in blood pressure.For this reason, the research team believes that the increase in blood pressure caused by skipping breakfast increased the risk of cerebral hemorrhage.

 Various disadvantages have been reported so far, such as being prone to obesity if you skip breakfast.The research team says that the importance of breakfast was reaffirmed in this survey.

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