May 20, 2013

Heart Attack in Women

Posted in HEART DISEASE, WAKE UP FYI tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 4:28 pm by PCOSLady

www.LEF.org
~ * Extremely well worth joining!
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* HEART ATTACK SYMPTOMS IN WOMEN *
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~ Neck, shoulder, upper back or abdominal discomfort
~ Shortness of breath
~ Nausea or vomiting
~ Sweating
~ Light headedness or dizziness
~ Unusual fatigue
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FACTS: IN WOMEN
2008 ~ Cardiovascular Disease Killed 419,730
2008 ~ Cancer killed 270,210
* 1 in 3 women in the US has some form of cardiovascular disease…
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Women 35~40 need comprehensive blood tests yearly to identify proven heart attack/stroke risk factors and take corrective actions when any marker is out of range… Per LEF.com & LEF.org
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Many women wait causing more damage… Not just in the main arteries but also in the smaller arteries that supply blood to the heart… A condition called small vessel heart disease or microvascular disease…
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PCOS ladies have a high chance of having cardiovascular disease of some type with elevated glucose and triglycerides… Most may have high LDL as well… Your CRP is rarely checked to know if it is high…
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MAGNESIUM
Having the proper level of magnesium in you reduces Sudden Death!
Coronary Artery Blockage:
*elevated factors*
~ glucose
~ triglycerides
~ c-reactive protein (CRP)
~ LDL
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Magnesium helps maintain a healthy electrical balance required for normal heart rythm…
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TESTS:
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HEART
Cardiac CT ~ 3D scan is 98% accurate
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SITES
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http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/164163-overview
~ Medscape
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GOOGLE:
magnesium
magnesium heart attack
heart attack in women
heart disease
PCOS heart disease
microvascular disease

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March 13, 2013

Heart Disease

Posted in HEART DISEASE tagged , , , , , , , at 10:49 pm by PCOSLady

HEART DISEASE
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PCOS Lady:
Many of us only hear from our doctors to watch our lipids and blood pressure!
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The Life Extension Foundation details why each of these 17 daggers are triggers!
www.lef.com
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HEART: Arterial Disease
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Any one of these “daggers” can initiate and propagate vascular disease… In the real world aging humans suffer small pricks from the point of the daggers over a lifetime… The cumulative effect of these dagger pricks (risk factors) is arterial occlusion and, far too often, stroke or acute heart attack….
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~ low blood EPA/DHA
~ elevated C-reactive Protein
~ excess LDL
~ excess Insulin
~ Low HDL
~ High Glucose
~ Nitric Oxide Deficit
~ Insufficient Vitamin D
~ Low Vitamin K
~ Excess Estrogen
~ Excess Triglycerides
~ Low Free Testosterone
~ Excess Fibrinogen
~ Excess Homocysteine
~ Hypertension
~ Excess Cholesterol
~ Oxidized LDL
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SITES
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Moderate Arsenic in Environment Tied to Higher Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
http://www.everydayhealth.com/heart-health/0924/moderate-arsenic-in-environment-tied-to-higher-heart-attack-stroke-risk.aspx?xid=aol_eh-cardio_6_20130923_&aolcat=ESR&icid=maing-
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~ Everyday Health …. Moderate Arsenic in Environment Tied to Higher Heart Attack, Stroke Risk … Researchers suspect groundwater and certain foods raised levels of chemical in study of Native Americans.
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‘Crown’ baldness associated with higher risk of heart disease, analysis finds
http://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2013/04/crown-baldness-associated-higher-risk-heart-disease-analysis-finds
~ Susan Perry … 04/04/13 … ‘Crown’ baldness associated with higher risk of heart disease, analysis finds… Male pattern baldness is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, but only if the baldness is on the crown of the head, a new meta-analysis of previous studies reports. Among men with receding hairlines, no significant increase in risk was found.
~ A possible marker… The reasons for the association between baldness and heart disease are unclear, the meta-analysis authors point out. It may be, however, that top-of-the-head baldness is a marker for insulin resistance or chronic inflammation or some other factor that promotes heart disease.
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TESTS:
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HEART
Cardiac CT ~ 3D scan is 98% accurate
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GOOGLE:

February 7, 2013

Aging

Posted in AGING tagged , , , , , , , , , , at 6:31 pm by PCOSLady

AGING
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PCOS Lady:
Aging is a natural process of life… We can improve our life to age better inside and out though… Eating right is a huge “KEY”… I do believe and have seen it happen in me if you eat more greens, veggies and fruits you look healthy and feel better…
~ A recent retired bio chemist complimented me a few years ago on my complexion etc…
~ I will be eating healthy 4 to 5 times a week and eating meat 2 to 3 times a week after doing all the researching i do for my blogs…
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Many research doctors do not believe in an all vegan diet…
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I feel vegan depends on a person’s preferences… Just have things checked at times…
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http://www.health.com/health/article/0,,20411608,00.html
~ Health … Fight Aging …
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Fight Aging: The Real Secrets to Staying Young
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Want to stay vital well into your 80s and beyond? Here’s some of their latest research, with advice on how you can add years to your life.
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1. Stop eating so much. In Okinawa, Japan—home to some of the world’s oldest people—centenarians stop eating when they’re 80 percent full, says The Blue Zones author Dan Buettner, who studies longevity all over the planet.
~ Dr OZ said to have actual sex 220 times a year to stay healthy per research on another show.
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They’re onto something: Scientists at St. Louis University found that, while both exercising and eating less led to weight loss in the study’s volunteers, cutting calories also lowered production of T3, a thyroid hormone that slows metabolism. The researchers believe that lower T3 levels may also slow the aging process.
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2. Make love. Women who enjoy sex live longer, says Mehmet Oz, MD, professor and vice chairman of surgery at New York Presbyterian–Columbia University and co-author of YOU: Being Beautiful. In fact, doubling your amount of satisfying sex can add up to three years to your life, he says. “Sex gives you the Zen moment you can’t find throughout the day otherwise.”
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3. Use your brain Dr. Geula, who has studied 80-year-olds who perform at the same level as people in their 50s on neuro­psychological tests, has found that the super aged have fewer brain tangles—deposits of protein linked to Alzheimer’s—suggesting that their brains have some sort of protection that normal brains don’t. While scientists puzzle this out, there’s a lot you can do to keep your own synapses firing. Learn Italian, take up the cello—even driving a new route to work can wake up sleepy brain cells.
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4. Pour yourself some merlot. You’ve probably heard a lot about resveratrol, a compound in red wine and grape juice that seems to slow aging. One recent study found that resveratrol-fed mice had stronger bones and better motor coordination, and showed fewer “old age” problems like heart disease, inflammation, and cataracts. The jury is still out on whether resveratrol has the same effect on humans, but nutritionists say drinking red wine in moderation does have heart-healthy benefits.
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5. Lose the muffin top. In one large study published last year, researchers who tracked 6,583 people for more than 30 years found that having significant belly fat in midlife can nearly triple your risk of dementia.
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6. Eat more plants. In his study of centenarians, Buettner found the longest-living people tend to eat less meat and more beans, soy, and nuts.
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TESTS:
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HEART
Cardiac CT ~ 3D scan is 98% accurate
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April 16, 2012

FYI – Medi Tid Bits

Posted in FYI BITS- MEDI tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 7:33 am by PCOSLady

KEEPING AN EYE ON ‘STUFF” FOR YOU!

FYI
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MEN
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92% of men cheat for emotional reasons… Many of those women have hormone imbalances… See separate post in FYI – Tid Bits…
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WOMEN
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http://health.yahoo.net/caring/are-you-about-to-have-a-heart-attack-7-heart-attack-signs-women-and-doctors-often-miss
~ Yahoo Health
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HEART:   Have a Cardiac CT Scan ~ 3D view of your heart, 98% accurate …

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CANCER
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5/1/2012 Rachel Ray show…
Quote from Ryan O’Neal “Cancer loves sugar, (Farrah) she was starving on the inside”…
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wwww.Mercola.com
~ Turmuric is king of spices, the pure turmuric powder… Not curry powder… It helps in preventing cancers …
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IMPORTANT: Keep your vitamin D level high to fight cancer!
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F.Y.I. ~ Cancer Centers of America create a treatment meant specifically for “YOU”!
~ I am serious, they truly care!
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COPD ~ Found out recently if it reaches the 4th Phase you run the risk of lung cancer… In order to ward lung cancer off be sure your selenium level is at the proper level or abit above…
~ To much can be toxic!
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POO – STOOL – #2
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PCOS Lady:
Your body passes all bad stuff through your liver and out in your poo! Explains why we have to pay attention to it… Like it or not, looking could save your life!
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http://www.continence.org.au/pages/bristol-stool-chart.html
FORUM: http://www.continence.org.au/forum/
~ Continence Foundation of Australia … Bristol Stool Chart …
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CELLULITE
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A woman just read the book Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food. She was fascinated to learn that the reason we get cellulite is due to a lack of collagen…
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SKIN, HAIR and NAILS
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You need Keratin and Collagen to keep them all in great conditions…
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MSG and Rosacea
http://www.msgtruth.org/rosacea.htm
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Morgellons and GMO Foods
~ Bacterium is effecting humans…
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YEAST
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Yeast will leach out of your body through yeast infections… Breakouts experienced under breasts, in the groin, repeated yeast infections, etc… Do a yeast cleanse every 3 years!
~ Every antibiotic leaves yeast behind that will grow in you!
~ Bras may turn an off white, yellow, blueish or black in colors…
~ “Fishy” smell from your panty area… (Yeast or an STD)
~ Smell “fishy” under breast = yeast infection! You will see wet to blue to black staining on bra under your breast…Most likely from antibiotics through life… Do a yeast cleanse from a health store… Yeast is leaching out of you…
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NAILS
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Your finger nails will clue you in to some medical conditions…
~ Pitted means a lack of keratin…
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HAIR
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Marian once heard Dr. Judy, a talk show host who gives love/sex advice, say that hormones can cause *pubic* hair to be straight. She didn’t say what hormones.
~ http://faqpcos.com/pcos-symptoms/curly-hair-2369772.html
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Hair loss can be from a vitamin deficiency… (Mercury poisoning, “bad” parasites, low testosterone levels, etc…)
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Tabitha – Tabitha Takes Over TV show – 1/3/2012
~ For stressed out and hormonal thinning …. Viviscal Supplement- extra strength… $50
~ For gray – dull and blondes … Aveablue Malva Shampoo
~ For brittle unhealthy … Joico K Pak Revitaluxe … $22
~ Daily you can take GLA – 800 mgto add fat
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Anemic Test: Look under your eye beneath your eye lid…
~ if red = good
~ if pink = anemic
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Apple Cider Vinegar Spray for Dandruff
Combine ½ C of apple cider vinegar and ½ c of water into a spray bottle. Spritz onto the scalp and wrap head with a towel. Wait 15-minutes and then wash. The acid in the vinegar will break down the bacteria that dandruff thrives on. Do this 3 days in a row and then do for twice a week.
~ PCOS Lady: Knowing this is an ongoing thing it means what causing it in in you! “Bad” parasites come to my mind… www.ParasiteTesting.com
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HYSTERECTOMY
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Do you know some women have PCOS and do not need a hysterectomy? All because the doctor never tested all her hormones, etc…
~ True there are cases where because of PCOS a hysterectomy is needed…
~ I asked about this years ago in a forum and a woman confirmed 1st hand! (story in my blogdrive blog)
~ Question your tests and options, be sure!
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METFORMIN:
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– Metformin is the generic for the brand name Glucophage…Per Bristol Myers Squibb!
– IF anyone gets headaches or nausea from Metformin, stop taking it! Your body is rejecting the Met, it’s telling you it can’t tolerate the ingredients… Your doctors are lying to you saying its just your body getting used to the Met! Add Met to your list of allergic drugs….
– Docs get $ kickbacks, plus they may have no clue about Met!
– You should ask/demand Glucophage XR then, try it for a week or a month… You should not experience any ill symptoms!
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DEPAKOTE
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The legal limit for Depakote in your body is 100… If over by 3 points you will experience passing out, minor stroke symptoms that progress to sever stroke symptoms…
~ Have your drug levels checked when you have your blood tests done once a year atleast!
~ Doctors miss it and deem you a mental case (tough getting anywhere then unless a person – advocate helps) or misdiagnose you!
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Valproate or divalproex (Depakote®), a drug used for epileptic seizures and some mood disorders, has been associated with a higher incidence of polycystic ovaries and hyperandrogenism.
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http://www.wdxcyber.com/dxinf001.htm
~ Women’s Health Resource ….
~ *Google: Depakote PCOS …. Depakote hyperandrogenism
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THYROID
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~ IF
~ You’ve had thyroid surgery…
~ You’ve had treatment with radioactive iodine or anti-thyroid medications…
~ You’ve had radiation therapy to your head, neck or upper chest…
~ You need to have your thyroid checked periodically…
~ Consider checking your pituitary gland as well…
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BREAST
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Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness and warmth, but not necessarily a physical breast lump. This type of breast cancer should be considered as an uncommon possibility for certain types of breast symptoms…
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http://www.breasthealthproject.com/breast-cysts.html

~ * Breast Health Project … FIBROCYSTIC BREASTS … LOOK and READ up on this…
~ “In holistic medicine and Chinese medicine theory, pain is caused by energy stagnation. People are always amazed at how easy it is to get the energy moving again. Movement in our breasts can effect a surprising amount of change.”
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PREGNANCY DEFECTS
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http://newyorkcity.injuryboard.com/medical-malpractice/us-docs-rarely-test-for-parasite-that-causes-miscarriage-premature-birth-and-congenital-birth-defects.aspx?googleid=300308
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Scientists have identified the strains of the Toxoplasma Gondii parasite most often associated with miscarry, premature birth and birth defects, but testing of pregnant women in the United States is rare.
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DIZZY
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Feeling dizzy, light headed is a lack of blood or oxygen to your brain… A pulse ox meter will measure the oxygen at those times…
http://www.pulseoximeter.org/
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DEPRESSION
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Niacin No-Flush 500mg for depression…
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CONSTIPATION
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Magnesium Citrate, oral solution … Pasteurized sparkling laxative… Lemon or Cherry flavors … Drink a couple ounces or a full 10 ozs… Depends on your need…
~ It comes in a prescription at same strength…
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MOUTH
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Dr Oz ~ August 22, 2013 Show
~ Per Dentist
~ 600 species of bacteria are in your mouth…
~ Gum inflammation can cause inflammation in other body areas…
~ Gum disease to heart disease is possible!
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Gum Disease and Other Systemic Diseases
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Osteoporosis
Researchers have suggested that a link between osteoporosis and bone loss in the jaw. Studies suggest that osteoporosis may lead to tooth loss because the density of the bone that supports the teeth may be decreased, which means the teeth no longer have a solid foundation.
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Respiratory Disease
Research has found that bacteria that grow in the oral cavity can be aspirated into the lungs to cause respiratory diseases such as pneumonia, especially in people with periodontal disease.
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Cancer
Researchers found that men with gum disease were 49% more likely to develop kidney cancer, 54% more likely to develop pancreatic cancer, and 30% more likely to develop blood cancers.
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Bacterial Endocarditis
Gum disease exists in about 75% of Americans, and many do not realize that risk factors associated with serious health concerns such as heart disease and stroke have been associated with gum disease. Researchers have found that people with gum disease are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease. This type of heart disease occurs when plaques (deposits of fat, cholesterol, calcium and other material) form in the walls of the coronary arteries, causing the walls to become thicker. That essentially makes it harder for the blood to flow through, limiting the amount of oxygen and nutrients that are necessary for proper heart function.
~ Bacterial endocarditis is a dangerous infection that involves the lining of the heart and is commonly caused when bacteria enters the blood during medical procedures. During dental treatment, a common organism found in the mouth known as Streptococcus Viridan may enter the bloodstream and travel to the heart. This may cause infected blood clot formations that are able to travel to the brain, lungs, kidney, and spleen. Fifty percent of bacterial endocarditis cases are caused by Streptococcus Viridans.
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TESTS:
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HEART
Cardiac CT ~ 3D scan is 98% accurate
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SITES
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Oral Sex Smell of Bad Scent
http://www.diabeticconnect.com/discussions/10552-oral-sex-bad-scent-fungal-infections-and-metformin–delicate-embarrassing-question
~ Diabetic Connect by Alliance Health Community … Sick of having a smelly fungal rash under my breast. Even sicker about smelling fishy, I know that’s a sign of yeast infection but that …
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Gum Disease and Heart Disease – Cardiovascular Disease
http://dentistry.about.com/od/issuesandemergencies/a/heartdisease.htm
~ dentistry.about.com › Health › Dental Care › Dental Emergencies ‎… Jan 23, 2011 – Gum Disease and Oral Hygiene May Be Connected to Heart … Bacterial endocarditis is a dangerous infection that involves the lining of the heart …
~ Usually requires heart surgery, not sure if the open way…
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GOOGLE:
gum disease heart disease
bacterial endocarditis

More to come as i find interesting points…

April 24, 2008

Hypertension, Diabetes, or Heart Disease can = Dementia

Posted in FYI tagged , , , , at 12:41 am by PCOSLady

 
Ladies,
These medical conditions are under PCOS Syndrome too!  
We now know what we may face in our later years if not treated or treated properly…
– Sure is alot to consider….
I found this info interesting from www.EverydayHealth.com …
http://www.everydayhealth.com/PublicSite/index.aspx?puid=109cb8a3-304b-4dd3-9a35-1315e9456b73&p=1

Ask Dr. Robert Butler

Different Kinds of Dementia?

If your mother-in-law has hypertension, diabetes, or coronary heart disease, it is important that these be properly diagnosed and treated, as all can contribute to vascular forms of dementia and possibly Alzheimer’s disease as well. And if your mother-in-law does have one of the dementias, you need, unfortunately, to be thinking about the future. Are there other family members that could help with caregiving responsibilities so that there would be adequate respite for all? Planning ahead and getting the right support structure in place can be invaluable for minimizing distress not only for your mother-in-law but the entire family as well.


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TESTS:
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HEART
Cardiac CT ~ 3D scan is 98% accurate
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