Hardening Of The Arteries

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New Study Shows Heart Benefits of L-Carnitine

…because researchers from the Cleveland Clinic and University of Pennsylvania published a report suggesting a link between L-carnitine and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Nearly every news report featured photos of red meat with headlines proclaiming the saturated fat in red meat is innocent—and…

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4 Secrets for Preventing Diabetes & Controlling It

…of diabetes and heart disease as two separate conditions, but they're closely related. The most common problem is atherosclerosis—the hardening of the arteries that usually starts before full-blown diabetes is diagnosed. The accumulated plaque typical of atherosclerosis can rupture or break apart…

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5 Heart-Health Facts Your Cardiologist Won’t Tell You

…changing them from small artery clogging dense particles into larger "fluffy" and less invasive LDL particles. In fact, a Harvard University study found that a higher intake of saturated fats is associated with less progression of atherosclerosis—hardening of the arteries. Now it’s your turn: Did…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…diabetes. Facts About Diabetes and Heart Disease * The most common heart problem that diabetes contributes to is atherosclerosis, which is hardening of the arteries. The trouble is that it usually develops silently, long before full-blown diabetes is diagnosed. That’s why I encourage everyone to make…

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Vitamin B Benefits for Your Heart

…benefits is that they help to reduce harmful homocysteine levels. Homocysteine is an ugly amino acid that causes your body to lay down sticky, artery-hardening platelets in blood vessels. It results from your body's ineffective break-down of methionine, an essential amino acid found in all proteins but…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

hardening of the arteries. * It’s also critical to know another cholesterol number which most tests don’t measure—Lp(a). This is a small, dense and highly inflammatory type of cholesterol that can damage blood vessels. It can also make your blood “sticky” and cause a buildup of arterial plaque…

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Are Teenagers Setting Themselves Up for Heart Disease?

…. Smoking is a prime risk factor for heart disease. Smoke damages the heart and blood vessels and increases the risk of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). It can also cause sludgy, inflamed blood. In fact, even light or occasional smoking or inhaling secondhand smoke can contribute to heart…

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