Posts Tagged ‘heart disease risk’

Age Of Women’s First Menstrual Period Linked To Heart Disease Risk

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
Researchers from the University of Oxford in the UK have discovered a possible link between the age of menstrual onset in women and heart disease risk. Women who began their period early before age 10 or later than age 17 experience a higher risk for developing heart disease later on. Menarche is the onset of the first full menstrual cycle in women. It is also a marker of puberty and the start of endocrine function

Skipping Breakfast Increases Heart Disease Risk

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Breakfast is considered as the most important meal of the day. Not only does it give you the energy to do work for the rest of the day, it also provides the necessary nutrients that your body needs in order to perform at optimal levels. But recent studies have shown that eating breakfast may be more important than ever before, especially when it comes to your heart health. According to an analysis of data taken fro

High Cholesterol Levels In Young Adults

Monday, April 18th, 2011
People may generally think that high cholesterol levels may only be a concern for older, middle aged adults. But due to the changes in the way humans lived as well as the general lifestyles that they follow, this concern may now be increasingly affecting younger adults as well. Doctors have been seeing an increase of young adults 25 years old and below having to deal with high cholesterol levels. Alarming Statisti

Two Hours Watching TV Can Boost Heart Disease Risk

Thursday, January 13th, 2011
Habitual couch potatoes should better watch it. Recent research indicates that watching TV regularly for as much as two hours can dramatically increase heart disease risk. Spending more and more time in front of the TV or computer screen for two hours or more may lead to a twice likely chance for people to experience a cardiac event that can lead to hospitalization or even death. The study was conducted by research