Heart Risks Double for People With Bipolar, Schizophrenia


Smoking and obesity biggest factor.
We should lessen that.


I test my own fasting blood sugar at home once monthly and it’s holding at a healthy level. There are also home test machines for cholesterols but they’re fairly expensive to buy.

I’ve also decided to play safe and do a 5 day fast every two months, 700 kcalories per day for 5 days.

For those of you with a lot of spare cash to spend might also improve their blood results with a sub to InsideTracker health website. They give recommendations for what to add to the diet based on your GP blood results.


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It should be qualified. A diagnosis of schizophrenia by itself does not cause heart problems. It is the lifestyle choices of schizophrenia that puts people at risk i.e. being sedentary, smoking, overeating etc.