Heart Disease

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.

Resources

NHS heart age calculator - https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/nhs-health-check/Pages/check-your-heart-age-tool.aspx

Recent News

Unsurprisingly, butter is not the new butter

NutritionFacts.org - 30-Jan-2019

Is Butter Really Back? The short answer is... NO!

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Low dose aspirin benefits counterbalanced by bleeding risk

NHS - 23-Jan-2019

People without cardiovascular disease do not benefit overall

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Wrinkled forehead linked to higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Independent - 26-Aug-2018

People with deep wrinkles may be at up to 10 times more risk of death due to heart disease

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