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Stress is a Killer, it Causes Heart Disease

We must learn how to eliminate it from our lives.

Stress and heart disease.

The relationship has been established many times,yet many do not consider it a major risk factor because it is subjective and difficult to prove.

It is also difficult to establish the link between the emotion and physical effect it has on the long term risks for heart disease.

Many people with heart disease commonly complain that they were under…

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LDL Cholesterol levels indicate higher risks for heart disease

LDL is an indicator of fatty deposits in the arteries

Low density Lipoproteins the bad cholesterol

Low-density lipoprotein refers to a class and range of lipoprotein particles, varying somewhat in their size and contents, which carry cholesterol in the blood and around the body, for use by various cells.

It is commonly referred to as bad cholesterol due to the link between high levels and cardiovascular…

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Elevated levels of C Reactive protein in the blood is considered a major risk factor for heart disease

The Risk of heart attack increases in people who have very high levels of C Reactive protein and high cholesterol.

According to a study conducted by the New England Journal of medicine of the twelve major risk factors for heart disease, CRP was the strongest predictor of future cardiac events

According to the Harvard physicians health study, CRP levels are able to predict a first heart attack in healthy men six years in advance. People with the highest level of CRP in their…

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Heart Disease Risk Factors

Heart Disease Risk Factors determine our odds of getting heart disease the leading cause of death in the western world.

Heart Disease is what we don't want to die from!

The Risk Factors are the odds that we will die from Heart Disease!

Our Personal Risk Factors Increase Our Odds Of Dying From Heart Disease.

Consider this:

The general population odds of dying from heart disease are; One in Two. That is 1:2!

Those are the general…

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High Homocysteine A Risk Factor For Heart Disease

Folic Acid and Vitamins B6 and B12 Reduce The Risk.

Homocysteine

The Encarta Encyclopedia defines it as an amino acid, derived from proteins in the diet that can build up in the blood and contribute to the development of heart disease.

The American Heart Association does not consider it to be a major risk factor yet. They say that more scientific studies are needed to include it as major risk factor.

On they're website I…

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Cholesterol, what is it? Why our body needs it

Cholesterol, the body needs it to function correctly. It is a waxy fatty lipid that is found in the tissues and blood of all human, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish.

All cells need fat, and all animal cells need chol-e-sterol which is an alcohol sterol needed to build multiple membranes, which the cells use to both control water, and soluble elements and to organize their internal…

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Over weight A Major Risk Factor For Heart Disease

Being over weight exacerbates all the risk factors for many diseases including the risk of heart disease. This means weighing more then the ideal body weight, and having a high BMI ( Body Mass Index) and a high body fat percentage.

These Diseases Are Associated With Being OverWeight.

Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability for both men and women in the United…

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High blood pressure, what is it?

The dangers of high blood pressure otherwise known as hypertension the silent killer cannot be over emphasized.

Many studies have shown that because of its nature of not showing any symptoms it can go undetected, damaging vital parts of our circulatory system , including the blood vessels in our hearts, brains and kidneys.

There is evidence that if we leave hypertension undetected we are three times as likely to get coronary artery disease, six times as likely to get congestive…

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