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75% of Heart Attack Victims Break This Simple Rule

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More than 100,000 Americans die of a heart attack each year. But that number would be much lower if the vast majority of them didn’t ignore one simple rule…

Call 911.

A study in the journal Circulation found that only 23% of people in the hospital for chest pain called 911. The others either drove themselves or had someone else drive them.

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Protein Drinks Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

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Whey protein drinks have long been used by bodybuilders to add muscle. More recently, they’ve become popular among seniors seeking a way to stay strong as they age.

But new research shows that protein supplements may be good for everyone. A surprising UK study found they lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart attack and stroke.1

Researchers at the University of Reading had 38 people with borderline high blood pressure drink two commercial powdered whey protein shakes per day for eight weeks.

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Never Do This When You’re Angry

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Many people like to cope with anger with a hard workout. That’s a bad idea.

In fact, it could kill you, according to a new study.1

Researchers from the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Pa., gathered data from over 12,000 heart attack victims in 52 countries.

The participants completed questionnaires asking the kind of “triggers” they had experienced before their heart attack.

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Never Do This if You Have High Blood Pressure

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Habitually eating a late dinner can triple your risk of a deadly heart attack if you have high blood pressure, a new study finds.1

Normally, your blood pressure goes down by about 10% at night. But eating within two hours of bedtime releases a rush of stress hormones that stops your blood pressure from dropping.2 It keeps your body on “high alert” and maintains your blood pressure at daytime levels when you are sleeping.

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They Kill You in Your Sleep

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When it comes to opioid painkillers, overdoses get the big headlines. And for good reason.

Prescription pain medications cause nearly 30,000 overdose deaths a year.1 The late rock star Prince was one recent victim.

But it turns out that overdoses may not even be the biggest danger of opioids. A major new study finds the drugs can kill people in their sleep by causing heart problems.

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Low-Salt Diet Myth Debunked

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

A new study explodes the long-held myth that cutting salt is good for your heart.

To the contrary, McMaster University scientists say a low-sodium diet actually is more likely to trigger a heart attack or stroke than one with a lot of salt.

Dr. Andrew Mente led the study. His findings show that a moderate amount of sodium is best. “Having neither too high nor too low levels of sodium is optimal for health,” he said.

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