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People who are health-conscious, who take the  egg white alone avoiding yolk due to its high cholesterol and fat have another reason to rejoice as it also works as a potential treatment for hypertension even when it is completely cooked.

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According to a study published by researchers in the Journal of Translational Medicine, the administration of thyroid hormone treatment improved heart function by reducing the loss of cardiac myocytes (heart muscle cells) at the time of myocardial infraction (heart attack).

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We hear more and more about cardiovascular deaths these days irrespective of age and gender. Modern sedentary life style at work and also at home, unhealthy eating habits contribute to a greater extent for the present situation.
Healthy heart is essential as its proper functioning indirectly helps in maintenance and normal functioning of the entire body. It helps in timely supply of nutrients, oxygen, hormones and immune-proteins to the target organs or tissues through the blood.

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Heart failure is a condition where heart will not be able to pump enough blood to different parts of the body causing symptoms like oedema, shortness of breath, cough, palpitations and fatigue. Normal functioning of the liver, kidneys and lungs will also be effected due to inadequate oxygen and nutrients.

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An US-based study recently concluded that a daily dose of watermelon could help one stay protected against heart related diseases. Watermelon's ability to keep the increasing levels of cholesterol as well as growing weight in check is the primary reason for this association.

High fat-based food diet results in accumalation of low-density lipoprotien (LDL) in the body. This accumalation is the primary reason for artilery clogging which in turn exposes the risk of heart diseases.

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The research presented during the 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress suggests that influenza or flu vaccination not only protects from flu but also could decrease heart related diseases. Dr. Jacob A Udell, MD, a clinical investigator at Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada and his colleagues through their study discovered that flu shot reduces the risk of heart attacks by 50% and cardiac deaths by 40%. Common flu is a viral disease which attacks people seasonally.

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According to World Health Organisation, maximum number of deaths in adults is due to cardiovascular diseases. American heart association states that the risk factors responsible for heart diseases are laid in childhood, which gets carried to adulthood, leading to heart diseases.

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Most of the doctors and fitness experts consider brisk walking and jogging are the best forms of cardiovascular or aerobic exercises. These are commonly suggested to the people as it does not require any special equipment, can be performed anywhere and costs almost nothing.

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In this modern world stress has become part and parcel of our daily life .Stress is experienced by the people of all age groups. It affects both mind and body together. Daily hassles, work overload, illness and relationships are some of the major causes of stress. In the present society job strain has become unavoidable stress. People who work long hours, do not get sufficient sleep and exercise due to lack of time are subjected to stress very often.

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Sudden Cardiac Death happens in people who are active and outwardly health with no known heart diseases or other health problems. But in the 30 percent of cases, it is the first symptom of heart disease. Some of the contributing factors are: