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Journal of Lipid Research, Vol. 33, June 1992, pp. 899-906 Stampfer, Meir J. and Rimm, Eric B. Carbs - not fat - increased the risk of heart disease. 1966 Jeremiah Stamler, Northwestern University professor, AHA board member, and a supporter of Ancel Keys, promotes the switch to vegetable fats in his self-help book, Your Heart Has Nine Lives, funded by the makers of Mazola Corn Oil and Fleissmann's Margarine. 1967 In the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Peter Kuo, University of Pennsylvania, reported that of 286 atherosclerosis patients who had been referred to him, 90 percent had elevated triglycerides.

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The cause of hypertensive heart disease is chronically elevated blood pressure (BP); however, the causes of elevated BP are diverse. Essential hypertension accounts for 90% of cases of hypertension in adults Advances in Nutritional Research. Premature beats: In addition to the arrhythmias that produce bradycardia or tachycardia, many people will experience occasional premature heart beats, originating either in the atria ( premature atrial complexes—PACs ) or in the ventricles ( premature ventricular complexes—PVCs ). These arrhythmias commonly produce palpitations, but with rare exceptions there are few other consequences Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Heart (Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine). In regards to short-term exposure (2 hours), every 25 μg/m3 of PM2.5 resulted in a 48% increase of CVD mortality risk. [43] In addition, after only 5 days of exposure, a rise in systolic (2.8 mmHg) and diastolic (2.7 mmHg) blood pressure occurred for every 10.5 μg/m3 of PM2.5. [43] Other research has implicated PM2.5 in irregular heart rhythm, reduced heart rate variability (decreased vagal tone), and most notably heart failure. [43] [44] PM2.5 is also linked to carotid artery thickening and increased risk of acute myocardial infarction. [43] [44] Existing cardiovascular disease or a previous cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, is the strongest predictor of a future cardiovascular event. [45] Age, sex, smoking, blood pressure, blood lipids and diabetes are important predictors of future cardiovascular disease in people who are not known to have cardiovascular disease. [46] These measures, and sometimes others, may be combined into composite risk scores to estimate an individual's future risk of cardiovascular disease. [45] Numerous risk scores exist although their respective merits are debated. [47] Other diagnostic tests and biomarkers remain under evaluation but currently these lack clear-cut evidence to support their routine use Case Files Cardiology.

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As it turns out, this seemingly harmless recommendation is actually putting us at a higher risk for conditions like heart disease... 11/7/2011 - Everybody likes chocolate, a fact supported by the annual increase in consumption documented by chocolate manufacturers around the globe Oxford Case Histories in Cardiology. I am 53 and grew up on hamburgers and Doritos. I feel like I need a more aggressive treatment. I don't know if I should stop taking the enzymes if I start the garlic cure. I also don't know if I should do this cure or instead do the Tibetan garlic cure Case Presentations in Heart Disease. The plaques were starting to dissolve with no medications, no surgery, and no side effects. The control group, following the more traditional medical routine, did not do so well. For most patients, chest pain did not go away, but continued to get worse, and their plaques continued to grow, cutting off blood flow to the heart a bit more with every passing day Advances in Hemodynamic Research (Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments).

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The heart needs a normal rhythm to pump the blood well. If the rhythm is too fast, the heart may not have time for blood to enter the chambers, so there is not enough blood moving through the heart with each beat Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology (v. 113). But much of the material in the previous article need not be repeated, and this article is intended as a complement to the previous one -- both should be read to get a fuller picture. At any given time, the distribution of blood in a person's body will be approximately: 64% veins, 13% arteries, 9% pulmonary vessels, 7% heart and 7% arterioles&capillaries Advances in Nutritional Research. However, based on statistical analytic findings reported elsewhere, individual tests with relative risks of only 2.0 to 3.0 "are simply not capable of increasing the AUC to a clinically significant degree." The editorial concluded that "[t]o date, this search for new cardiovascular risk markers has not led to any test that can be recommended as a routine measurement beyond that of traditional risk factors." However, the apo B:apo A-I ratio did no better than lipid values in discriminating between individuals who would and would not develop CAD, and it added little to the predictive value of the Framingham risk score Cardiovascular Diseases (Guidelines for Prevention and Care). Coronary angioplasty or balloon angioplasty. This always begins with coronary angiography. While the goal of coronary angiography is to show the presence, location and severity of blockages caused by atherosclerosis, coronary angioplasty goes a step further Cell Markers (Methods and Achievements in Experimental Pathology, Vol. 10). Lippincott, 1994. Many plant products are rich in soluble fiber which has special cholesterol-lowering properties Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing. European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (2011). Coronary Artery Stenosis and Reversing Atherosclerosis. Gender Empowerment and Female-to-Male Smoking Prevalence Ratios The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine.

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