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Plavix Helps Prevent Heart Attacks And Stroke

Heart attacks and strokes are down due to the use of drugs like Plavix which improve circulation. Read on….Heart Attack Deaths Drop in US as Smoking, Diet, Drugs…

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New Benefits Of Lipitor And Zocor Recognized

Liptor and Zocor lower cholesterol and heart attack risk and may hold promise against other diseases, including cancer.  Evidence is mounting that statin drugs like Lipitor and Zocor reduce heart disease risk through more than just their cholesterol-lowering effects. Read on…Statins For…

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Drug Treatment Of Hypertension. Does The Drug Matter?

Many types of drugs are available for the treatment of hypertension, and for a long time there was debate about whether the benefits of treatment were related to the quality of blood pressure control or whether the type of drug used might also be important. This is a key question because the difference in cost between “older”…

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Crestor Approved To Fight Heart Disease

Crestor has been approved by the FDA to fight heart disease in people who would not normally recieve a cholesterol lowering drug. Read on..Crestor Approved to Fight More Heart…

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Lexapro Helps Stroke Victims

Lexapro (Escitalopram) has been shown to be of benefit in some stroke patients. Read on…Antidepressants may help stroke victims – Los Angeles…

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Diabetes and Heart Attack: Can We Catch It Before It’s Too Late?

Type 2 diabetes (also known as adult-onset diabetes and non-insulin-dependent diabetes) usually develops gradually in adulthood and is caused by delayed or impaired insulin secretion, impaired insulin action, or excessive glucose output by the liver. Now insulin is a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood and is required for the…

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Ever Heard of the Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X?

The metabolic syndrome, otherwise known as the all-popular syndrome X, is not a disease but a group of characteristics, which in combination increase your risk of developing heart disease and type II diabetes. The characteristics that are referred to include high blood pressure, high levels of fat in the blood, obesity, high blood sugar levels.…

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How to Prevent Stroke

If you or someone you know has suffered from a stroke then it is very important that you read this article because there are things that you can do to prevent having another one. People who suffer from stroke explain it as being one of the most terrifying if not the most terrifying experience in…

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Heart Failure: How Can I Help Myself?

Heart failure is a serious condition and being diagnosed with it is frightening. However there are things that you can do to help yourself live a full and active life. This article goes over the things that you can do to help yourself live the best life possible if you suffer from this condition. The beginning: Where…

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Heart Attack: What Everyone Must Know…

Heart attacks are very scary things and if you have had one you will know what a serious event this is. Fortunately there are many very good treatments for those who have had heart attacks and excellent education and prevention programs so that they do not happen again. This article gives information about what a…

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