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Are You Headed for a Heart Attack? Answer This One Question to Find Out

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

If you’re worried about your heart, you can go to the best cardiologists…

Get a myriad of blood tests…

Undergo cutting-edge diagnostic imaging and EKGs…

But answering one simple question may be among the most reliable indicators of whether or not you’re headed for a heart attack. This marker of heart health is accurate whether you’re obese or thin, smoker or nonsmoker, in shape or sedentary.

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Watching Super Bowl Linked to Heart Deaths, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

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

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

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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Common Blood Pressure Drug May Do More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart Attacks by Garry Messick0 Comments

The most widely used type of blood pressure drug may do more harm than good for your heart, according to a major new study.

A research team led by Pennsylvania State University looked at L-type calcium channel blockers (LCCBs). These include verapamil (Calan, Isoptin) and diltiazen (Cardizem).[1]

LCCBs work by keeping excessive calcium from entering blood vessel cells. Too much calcium causes the vessels to become thick and stiff, which raises blood pressure.

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Big Fat Heart Lie Exposed

In All Health Watch, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

We’ve been fighting the wrong enemy.

In the war against America’s biggest killer, heart disease, doctors told us for decades that we needed to cut saturated fat.

This, it turns out, is nonsense spawned by bad science.

One of the worst offenders is the 1969 Los Angeles VA Study.[i]

It looked at 850 elderly veterans who were divided into two groups.

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The Strange Way COVID-19 Is Increasing Heart Attack Deaths

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by Garry Messick0 Comments

Since March, 911 calls for medical emergencies have dropped by more than 26%.

At the same time, emergency calls to homes where someone has died have doubled, according a new study from the University at Buffalo/State University of New York.

What’s going on?

People are afraid to call an ambulance. They worry they will catch the coronavirus if they go to the hospital, researchers say.

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