Cohen believes research showing that heart and blood vessel disease
claimed 195 South African lives per day between 1997 and 2004 actually underestimates the true situation.
Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook; basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel diseases
and disorders, 4th ed.
There is a risk of gallstones, blood vessel disease
plus kidney, liver and heart failure.
The systematic reviews of the available literature found evidence that long chain omega 3 fatty acids reduce heart attack and other problems related to heart and blood vessel disease
in people who already have these conditions, as well as their overall risk of death.
Dementia is often caused by Alzheimer's disease, but it can have other causes, including Parkinson's disease and blood vessel disease
that reduces blood flow to the brain.
Kenneth Mukamal, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard University believes the study points towards a possible link between flavonoid intake and a lower risk of coronary heart disease and a lower risk of death in people suffering from heart or blood vessel disease
Findings support those from previous studies that linked flavonoid consumption to a lower risk of coronary heart disease and a lower risk of death in people who have heart or blood vessel disease
The overwhelming majority suggests that vitamin C is actually protective against heart and blood vessel disease
Those at greatest risk include children with chickenpox; persons with suppressed immune systems; burn victims; elderly persons with cellulitis, diabetes, blood vessel disease
, or cancer; and persons taking steroid treatments or chemotherapy.
All three factors put people at increased risk of heart and blood vessel disease
, including strokes and heart attacks.
Regular aerobic exercise plays a significant role in preventing heart and blood vessel disease
of heart attacks, strokes, blindness, kidney failure, blood vessel disease
that may require amputation and nerve damage.
The box features Hope Heart's recognizable 'heart' symbol to help raise awareness about making healthy lifestyle choices, the efforts being made to prevent and treat heart and blood vessel disease
, and to improving the physical, emotional and spiritual quality of life for all at risk of - or affected by - cardiovascular disease.
Blood lipid panel testing allows doctors to determine whether a patient is at increased risk of heart and blood vessel disease
HIV-positive people have a higher risk of blood vessel disease
, including heart attacks and stroke, * than do people without HIV.