Tag: cardiovascular health

Men, Could Your Graying Hair Be A Sign of Increased Cardiovascular Risk?

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There are many factors that may cause graying hair, including genetics, low levels of catalase in the body, and high levels of stress. But the main factor that causes your hair to change from its dark, vibrant tresses to a light gray is due to melanin. Every hair follicle contains pigment cells called melanocytes. When…


Study says Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Problems

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Vitamin D, commonly referred to as the “sunshine vitamin”, is naturally produced in the body through sun exposure but also can be consumed through some foods like fish and eggs and through supplementation. A vitamin D deficiency can occur for a number of reasons, which include limited consumption of the vitamin and limited exposure to…


A Cardiovascular Christmas: Avoiding Heart Problems During the Holidays

By Dr. Millie Lytle, ND and Kristen M. Leccese For many years now, health professionals have observed a disturbing health pattern around the holidays. According to statistics, over 30% more “ischemic events” – or blocked blood flow to the heart and brain – occur in December and January than in the summer months. There are…