New Research Links
For many years, doctors knew that certain risk factors -- high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, cholesterol levels (HDL and LDL), smoking and obesity -- increased the probability of a stroke or heart attack...but they were uncertain exactly why. Now they know that inflammation is the key ingredient.
In the coming years, you will hear much more about the effect that inflammation has on the risk of stroke and heart attack. You'll also hear about the new inflammatory risk factors of C-Reactive Protein and fibrinogen. But there's no need to wait! Read The Heart Attack Germ now and learn how you can lower your risk of stroke and heart attack by detecting and reducing inflammation in your arteries!
Inflammation Worse Than Cholesterol as a Risk
INFECTION MAY PLAY A ROLE IN FURTHERING HEART DISEASE
BLOODSTREAM INFLAMMATION CAN KILL
PROVE BETTER PREDICTOR THAN CHOLESTEROL
FOR HEART PROBLEM, NOWHERE TO HIDE
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The Heart Attack Germ is filled with cutting-edge medical information that may prevent a stroke or heart attack in your future. Topics include:
The Germs of
Fighting Strokes and Heart Attacks with Antibiotics
Inflammatory Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)
The Link between Inflammation, Stroke and Alzheimer's Disease
Stress and Triggers
Vasospasm, Blood Clots and Angina
Mental Stress Testing
The Link between Gum Disease and Heart Attack
and much, much more.