Cholesterol-Slides

Cholesterol-Slides - RISK FACTORS IN UTERO EFFECTS...

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1 DIET AND HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS IN UTERO EFFECTS HYPERTENSION OVERWEIGHT SMOKING STRESS MICROBES HIGH CHOLESTEROL CYTOMEGALOVIRUS CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE PORPHYROMONAS GINGIVALIS
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2 HOMOCYSTEINE METHIONINE VARIOUS METABOLITES B VITAMINS 1992 HARVARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 14,000 MALE PHYSICIANS STUDIED THOSE WHOSE BLOOD LEVELS OF HOMOCYSTEINE WERE IN THE TOP 5% HAD A HEART ATTACK RISK THREE TIMES GREATER THAN IN SUBJECTS WITH THE LOWEST LEVELS TYPICAL RANGE OF HOMOCYSTEINE MEN 8-12 Micromol/L WOMEN 6-10 Micromol/L RISK BEGINS AT 11 Micromol/L
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3 400 mcg FOLIC ACID 3 mcg VITAMIN B-12 3 mg VITAMIN B-6
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4 HALF OF ALL PEOPLE WHO HAVE HEART ATTACKS HAVE NORMAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS! ARTERIOSCLEROSIS “HARDENING OF THE ARTERIES” OXIDIZED CHOLESTEROL MACROPHAGES RESULTS WITH THE USE OF ANTIOXIDANTS HAVE BEEN INCONSISTENT IN REDUCING THE RISK OF CHD
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5 WILL IT BURST? DEPENDS ON INFLAMMATION HIGH SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN LDL LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN HDL HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
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