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2 Supplements May Be as Effective as Exercise at Protecting Your Heart

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Researchers at West Virginia University have found that glucosamine and chondroitin supplements—commonly taken for joint health—dramatically lower the risk of heart death.[1]

Subjects taking the supplements had a 65% lower chance of dying of heart disease. This is comparable to the benefit a sedentary person would get by starting an exercise program, the study authors noted.

Professor Dana King looked at data from 16,686 adults.

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One Fruit Protects Your Heart

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It doesn’t get nearly the publicity of other deadly health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. But it may be even worse.

That’s because metabolic syndrome is the root cause of many of the most lethal illnesses. And more than a third of Americans have it.

Metabolic syndrome increases your risk of heart disease fourfold. And it makes you 30 times more likely to develop diabetes.

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Watching Super Bowl Linked to Heart Deaths, Study Finds

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It’s the Super Bowl. The game is close. You’re screaming at the TV as your team makes a disastrous mistake.

“You’re killing me!” you might shout.

Actually, you could be right…

Researchers have found that stress from watching the Super Bowl increases the risk of a deadly heart attack by a small but significant amount.

Scientists studied the death records in Los Angeles County for two-week periods starting on Super Bowl Sunday in 1980 and 1984.

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Christmas Eve Is the Most Dangerous Day for Your Heart

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Cardiologists have long known that Christmas is the time when you are at most risk for a heart attack.

They even have a name for it. It’s called “holiday heart syndrome.”

A study shows that Christmas may be even more dangerous to heart health than previously believed. The research was conducted by cardiologists in Sweden. It was published in The British Medical Journal.

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Little-Known Vitamin Heals Heart

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This vitamin doesn’t get much attention. But researchers have discovered that it may be the single most important nutrient for your heart.

It prevents a serious and common condition that often leads to sudden cardiac arrest.[1]

Scientists at Augusta University in Georgia wanted to find out if this vitamin could stop left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). It is a gradual enlargement and thickening of the walls of your heart’s left ventricle.

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Heart Surgery Patients Are Mysteriously Dropping Dead

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The most common heart operation in the U.S. is bypass surgery. More than 200,000 are performed each year.[1]

During the procedure, the surgeon typically takes a vein from your leg and uses it to reroute your heart’s blood supply around a blocked coronary artery.

Although the surgery is common, it’s still serious. The doctor must crack your chest (cut through your sternum) to access your heart.

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