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Depression Harms Heart as Much as Obesity and Cholesterol

Depression Harms Heart as Much as Obesity and Cholesterol

🕔12:16, 15.Jan 2017

NewsmaxHealth Depression is as big a risk for cardiovascular disease in men as high cholesterol and obesity, according to a study published in the journal Atherosclerosis. “There is little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases,” explained

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Psoriasis, Arthritis Linked to Heart Disease

Psoriasis, Arthritis Linked to Heart Disease

🕔11:52, 15.Jan 2017

Thomson/Reuters Arthritis that accompanies the skin condition psoriasis may also come with a higher risk of heart problems, according to a Hong Kong study. In particular, patients with so-called psoriatic arthritis may have a three- to four-fold higher prevalence of

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How High Blood Pressure Damages Arteries

How High Blood Pressure Damages Arteries

🕔18:45, 20.Apr 2013

High blood pressure means that blood is pushing too hard against artery walls. The force of this blood can damage the delicate inner lining of the artery walls. If this inner lining is damaged, fat and calcium can build up

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Stroke Symptoms

Stroke Symptoms

🕔19:18, 25.Aug 2012

Stroke is a brain attack. It is much like a heart attack, only it occurs in the brain. Like a heart attack, stroke is a medical emergency. When the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off or

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How to handle heart attack when alone

How to handle heart attack when alone

🕔18:52, 19.May 2011

Each and every year 1.5 million people suffered from heart attack and due to this 500,000 people die. This survey takes in America and Heart attack is one of the leading causes of death among peoples in America. If 500,000

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Understanding Blood Pressure Readings

Understanding Blood Pressure Readings

🕔18:44, 16.Feb 2008

Blood pressure measures the force of blood pushing outwards on your arterial walls. It’s written as two numbers, such as 112/78 mm Hg. High Blood Pressuremeans the pressure in your arteries is elevated. The top, systolic, number is the pressure

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