Many scientific studies have found a link between and having a heart attack, but this new study found that belly fat may be the reason behind your heart attack more than once.

Where the lead researcher in the new Swedish study, Dr. Hania Mohammadi, indicated that abdominal fat increases the risk of infection more than once due to blood sugar and frequent blood clots due to fat.

The study also indicated that the relationship between belly fat and heart attack may be due to increased blood pressure, sugar and insulin resistance, all of which are risk factors that significantly increase the incidence of heart attack.

The study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, targeted more than 22,000 participants between the ages of 35 and 77, and followed the participants for nearly four years.

The researchers confirmed the existence of a relationship between waist circumference and a higher risk of heart attack more than once.

The researchers reported that this means the need to seek medical help by these people and knowledge in order to seek immediate and emergency medical assistance.

The researchers reported that prevention lies in trying to get rid of belly fat in all possible ways.