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Feeling lonely could lead to a heart attack or stroke in older women

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May 22, 2021 … SAN DIEGO — Loneliness could potentially trigger a heart attack or stroke in older women, warns the American Heart Association. A new study shows that feeling lonely and social isolation were both associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease in women over the age of 70. Social isolation is the quantifiable measure of social…

Have to give CPR? Breaking ribs may be better for heart attack patients in the long-run

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Sep 12, 2020 … SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) significantly increases the chance of survival following a heart attack. However, not all CPR chest compressions are equally effective. According to a new study, deep chest compressions are more effective than shallow ones at preserving brain function, even if they do break bones. In 2010 and again in…

Sleep Well, Live Longer: Study Links Insomnia To Heart Attack, Stroke

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Dec 07, 2017 … SHENYANG, China — Struggling to fall asleep can be maddening, but it may also carry serious health risks. A recent study finds that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. With more people suffering from insomnia symptoms than ever, including difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early-morning awakening, and non-restorative sleep, the…

Study: Stress From Work, Finances Greatly Increases Risk Of Heart Attack

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Nov 15, 2017 … JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — People with high financial stress are 13 times more likely to suffer a heart attack, while the odds are nearly six times greater for people dealing with work frustrations, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa recruited 212 participants, half of whom had suffered from…

For heart attack survivors, keeping a good head helps prevent future attacks

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May 29, 2021 … WASHINGTON — Good mental health can prevent heart attacks and stroke in people who have already suffered the potentially fatal heart conditions, according to a new study. Researchers say that heart attack survivors a much higher chance of having a second if they were suffering psychological distress. Among the conditions and emotions linked to the…

Study: Eat Yogurt Twice A Week To Cut Risk Of Heart Attack, Cardiovascular Disease

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Mar 06, 2018 … BOSTON — New research shows eating yogurt regularly is linked to a lower cardiovascular disease risk, especially in people with high blood pressure. High blood pressure itself is a strong factor that can lead to cardiovascular disease, which has been shown in the past to be lessened with increased dairy in the diet. Researchers from…

People Who Use E-Cigarettes At Much Greater Risk Of Heart Attack, Coronary Artery Disease, Depression

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Mar 13, 2019 … WASHINGTON — Just how harmful to one’s health is vaping? A new study finds that people who use e-cigarettes face a significantly higher risk of a heart attack, coronary artery disease, and depression compared to people who use no tobacco products. E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes” or “e-cigs,” are battery-operated, handheld devices that many believe…

Hormone Therapy During Gender Transition May Worsen Risk For Heart Attack, Stroke, Blood Clots

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Feb 19, 2019 … DALLAS — People who receive hormone therapy while undergoing gender transition face an increased risk of suffering from potentially deadly heart conditions, according to a study published by the American Heart Association. The research, carried out by a team of Dutch researchers, showed that hormone treatments worsen one’s risk for several cardiovascular issues including strokes,…

Gum disease increases the risk of heart attack, cardiovascular disease

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Feb 23, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In a romantic sense, it’s often hard for the mouth to verbalize how the heart is feeling. When it comes to matters of pure physical health, however, a new study suggests the heart and mouth are better connected. Researchers from Forsyth Institute and Harvard University report people dealing with periodontitis are at…