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Why Being Short Could Save You From a Heart Attack

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

If most of us had a choice, we’d rather be tall than short. But a new study shows that being vertically challenged has at least one big health advantage: a lower risk of dangerous blood clots called venous thromboembolisms (VTEs).

After studying more than 2 million people, researchers from Lund University in Malmo, Sweden, found that the risk of VTEs was strongly associated with height.

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Will You Have a Heart Attack? Answer This One Question

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

You can go to the best cardiologists…get a myriad of blood tests and cutting-edge diagnostic imaging… But answering one simple question is a surprisingly reliable indicator of whether or not you’re headed for a heart attack.

That’s the finding of major new study that followed more than 420,000 middle-aged people for six years.1

The question is this: How fast do you walk?

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Seniors Without Heart Disease Shouldn’t Take Statins, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Longevity by INH Research0 Comments

Big Pharma pushes statins like candy at Halloween. And the older you get, the more likely it is your doctor will try to get you to take one of these cholesterol medications.

Nearly half of American seniors take a statin. Now, a new study has found that they do more harm than good in most people over 65.1

The data show that, if anything, the drugs increase the risk of death from a heart attack.

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Just One Day on Ibuprofen Increases Your Chance of a Heart Attack

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Big Pharma tells us they are “safe, fast, and effective” for relieving temporary aches and fever. They encourage you to take them for everything from headaches and muscle pain to menstrual cramps and arthritis.

But we’ve warned you in the past that ibuprofen and naproxen can lead to heart attacks… Now a major new study shows they are even more dangerous than we thought.

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One Fruit Stops Metabolic Syndrome, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

More than a third of Americans suffer from metabolic syndrome. The deadly condition increases your risk of heart disease fourfold. And it makes you 30 times more likely to develop diabetes.1

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by five risk factors: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high levels of triglycerides, low levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol, and belly fat. If you have three or more of these symptoms, you likely have metabolic syndrome.

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