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Egg Yolk Cigarette Study Vindicates Vegans

vegan health egg yolk cigarette study

Research highlighted in the vegan-friendly movie “What The Health” uncovered the inconvenient truth from an egg yolk cigarette study that eating eggs are just as unhealthy as smoking. While this has caused an uproar for the egg industry, the research showed that eating eggs results in arterial plaque that increases linearly with age and arterial plaque increases exponentially with smoking. Therefore, probably egg yolks should be avoided by persons at risk of vascular disease.

SCAD: The Dangerous Heart Attack that’s Striking Healthy Young Women

SCAD heart attack

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection — sometimes referred to as SCAD — is an uncommon emergency condition that occurs when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart. This frightening condition strikes suddenly, without warning, and is most common in young healthy women in their 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, and you have probably never even heard of it.

Sleep problems connected to heart disease: New sleep apnea concerns

Sleep apnea and heart disease

A recent study describes the link between sleep apnea and high blood pressure among patients who have heart disease. There are new concerns about diagnosing sleep problems quickly because people who take medication for their blood pressure are still at risk of having serious heart problems. Sleep disorders are a common issue for patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Calcium buildup reveals risks for heart disease in patients with kidney problems

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A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that patients who already suffer from kidney disease may also have large calcium deposits in their arteries. Researchers believe the findings will help doctors diagnose heart disease faster in these patients. Previous investigations pointed to the possibility that people with kidney disease did not show the same symptoms.