Tag Archives: heart disease
HDL protection against heart disease risk depends on the levels of triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, according to research findings. It is well known that having higher levels of HDL cholesterol can keep your heart healthy and lower your risk of… Read More
A recent article published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAMA) states that postmenopausal women with heart disease have a higher risk of developing dementia or other forms of decreased brain function.
According to the article, nearly 6,500… Read More
Psoriasis skin inflammation treatments improve heart disease symptoms by blocking the immune system response that causes inflammation. It is estimated that 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. Although it is a skin condition, the effects of psoriasis run deep. In fact,… Read More
Did you know that your height – or lack thereof – is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer? Well, research has shown that the shorter you are, the greater your risk of coronary heart disease… Read More
Do-it-yourself blood pressure readings are better for heart disease and stroke risk assessment. The study found that the risk of heart disease and stroke was higher among patients with higher systolic readings (the top number) in the morning. Readings of… Read More
Type 2 diabetes and heart disease comorbidity has been found to be more dangerous than previously believed. Study lead Dr. William White said, “Type 2 diabetes accompanied by an acute coronary syndrome needs much more attention, especially in order to… Read More
Rosacea risk is linked to genes, obesity, heart disease and sun exposure. The study suggested that environmental factors and genetics play a 50/50 role in the risk of rosacea, a chronic skin disorder. Lead author Dr. Daniel Popkin said, “Fifty-fifty… Read More
Obstructive sleep apnea may increase heart failure and mortality in women. Risk factors for both sleep apnea and heart failure do differ between men and women, and it has been unclear whether the effects of sleep apnea on cardiovascular health… Read More
Heart problems become a real concern with each passing year. There are so many contributing factors that can cause harm to our heart that it basically is under constant threat. Our heart pumps the fuel for our entire body to… Read More
Diet, physical activity, blood pressure, diabetes, body mass index, and even smoking status are just some of the factors that contribute to a person’s risk of heart disease. Heart disease remains the number one killer for both men and women,… Read More
This past week was the National Alcohol Screening Day, which is important as it raises awareness around the harmful effects of alcohol consumption, including Parkinson’s disease, heart risk, and eyesight and vision problems.
Here at Bel Marra Health we want… Read More
Obstructive sleep apnea and heart disease may be linked by serum uric acid. There is much research to support a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but the mechanisms behind this link are… Read More
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