One in five deaths in the US is attributable to heart disease. Approximately 697,000 fatalities will be attributable to heart disease in the United States in 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The most prevalent form of heart disease, coronary heart disease, has different risks and associated mortality depending on […]
A higher risk of coronary artery disease has been associated with consuming refined grains
Additionally, consuming whole grains was associated with reduced risk. Reduced blood flow to the heart muscle is a hallmark of coronary artery disease (CAD), which is brought on by an accumulation of atherosclerotic plaques in the arteries that supply the heart. When it begins to develop earlier than is typically anticipated, it is deemed premature. […]
Statins won’t help healthy adults with elevated cholesterol, according to studies.
The study was published in the journal Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity. According to American Heart Association estimates from 2020, almost 40 million Americans regularly take statins to lower their cholesterol levels and lessen their risk of heart disease and stroke. However, according to recent research by David Diamond, a neuroscientist and expert […]
Latest recommendations for the use of statins for cardiovascular treatment
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability globally, and there have been concerted efforts for decades to prevent and minimize its impact. Statins are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood. LDL cholesterol is often referred to as “bad cholesterol”, and […]