Posts Tagged ‘heart attack risk’

Coffee Drinking May Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Coffee drinking has been linked to many things, both good and bad. Being a very popular beverage all over the world, everything relating to coffee is always open for debate. But for those who love to drink coffee may be glad to know that recent research suggests coffee drinking can lower the risk of heart attacks. It was previously thought that coffee consumption is associated with higher risks of heart attacks. Bu

Low Testosterone Therapy Increases Heart Attack Risk In Men

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
Some men may require testosterone therapy to compensate for their low testosterone levels. As men grow older, their testosterone levels drop and leads to a number of conditions, erectile dysfunction being one of them. But taking “Low T” may not be as safe as men may think them to be. According to a new study, testosterone therapy can put men at an increased risk of stroke and heart attack. In a study th

Skipping Breakfast Increases Heart Disease Risk

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Breakfast is considered as the most important meal of the day. Not only does it give you the energy to do work for the rest of the day, it also provides the necessary nutrients that your body needs in order to perform at optimal levels. But recent studies have shown that eating breakfast may be more important than ever before, especially when it comes to your heart health. According to an analysis of data taken fro

Hair May Help Predict A Heart Attack

Monday, November 8th, 2010
Doctors may someday be able to predict a heart attack by means of a person’s hair. Researchers from the University of Western Ontario in Canada have found out that the stress hormone called cortisol may actually be measured in hair. Cortisol is a type of hormone that the body releases during stress and has been associated with heart attacks. The team of researchers, led by Gideon Koren, took hair samples fro