In 2012 heart disease was the biggest cause of death in the UK - killing 15.6% men (1 in 6) and 10.3% (1 in 10) women. So anything you can do to help your heart out - eating healthily is a good start - will increase your longevity.
This section will maintain key information and medical advancements relating to heart disease - how to prevent it and what treatments are available.
NHS heart age calculator - https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/nhs-health-check/Pages/check-your-heart-age-tool.aspx
Wrinkled forehead linked to higher risk of cardiovascular diseaseIndependent - 26-Aug-2018
People with deep wrinkles may be at up to 10 times more risk of death due to heart disease
Even low levels of air pollution can damage heartBBC - 03-Aug-2018
Scientists found a link between air pollution and larger ventricles in the heart
Common infections raise risk of heart attacks and strokesTelegraph - 12-Mar-2018
Study tracked 34,000 patients admitted to hospital with urinary or respiratory tract infections.