Lupus, Heart Disease and Strokes
People who have lupus are more likely to have early heart attacks and strokes, according to Lupus and Heart Disease
"Heart Disease, Stroke Risk Likely Related to Inflammation From Lupus". I can vouch for that, since I've had a heart attack and strokes, as I wrote in my lupie story at Lupus NewsLog Thrivers.
Obviously, I recovered from both or I wouldn't be working for you now but I couldn't really recommend either to anyone.
This risky business verifies the vital importance of a good anti-inflammatory diet, as described in Lupus - Food Bytes, just below this article, here at Lupus NewsLog. Research confirms there are More Heart Disease Risks With Lupus
especially for women. Men's symptoms
are well-documented but Women's Heart Attack Signs
can be so different that we and our doctors
may fail to recognize them.
A Finnish Study Links Heart Disease To Dental Problems
and Aetna Inc. has suggestions for Simple Steps To Better Dental Health
in children and adults.
Keep the Beat: Heart Healthy Recipes
is a new cookbook from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This little book offers delicious research based recipes and tips, for $4.00 by mail or free download in PDF form. You can download the entire 1.8 mg. booklet at once or in segments. There's also a page explaining PDF, for those who haven't done these downloads before.
Researchers have discovered our hearts' stem cells may be able to regenerate tissue after damage from heart attacks. The information in Heart Stem Cells Identified
could lead to new heart disease therapies and better chances of survival.