Stop smoking: Smoking is especially dangerous for people with diabetes who are at risk for heart and blood vessel diseases
Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook; basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel diseases
and disorders, 4th ed.
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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.
These findings suggest a possible reason why the rate of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events increase with exposure to air pollution for people with heart and blood vessel disease
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In addition, physicians should use caution when administering the drug to patients with a history of high or low blood pressure, increased heart rate, or any heart or blood vessel disease
because it can increase blood pressure and heart rate.
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
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.
This is the main cause of heart and blood vessel disease
. It involves a build-up of fatty deposits inside the artery walls, resulting in partial or complete obstruction of blood flow to the parts of the body supplied by the involved arteries.
Longer-term cognitive decline, however, has been identified in some bypass patients to result from an underlying blood vessel disease
associated with the patient's cardiovascular condition, rather than the bypass itself.
Gandy points out that the study wasn't designed to determine what causes AD, and that the data cannot clarify whether the participants developed blood vessel disease
before they developed AD.
Longer-term cognitive decline that has been identified in some bypass patients may be a result of an underlying blood vessel disease
associated with the patients cardiovascular condition, rather than the bypass itself.