Tag Archives: Atherosclerosis

Calcium Preparations: Creeping Calcifier

Many people reach for calcium supplements in order to cover their daily needs. According to a new study these preparations increase the risk of atherosclerotic impact and thus of getting cardiac disease as well. A more suitable option is a calcium-rich food supply. more...

Underrated: The Handkerchief Stroke

Unhealthy lifestyles, poor diet and hereditary risk are well-documented causes of blood supply disruption in the brain. Less well studied are infections which precede this event. Harmless colds are potentially followed by fatal stroke. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Zoster strikes back

A stroke is not only the result of an unhealthy life style. There is increasing evidence that also inflammations like shingles promote strokes and vessel sclerosis - most of all if the zoster virus afflicts the eyes. more...

Article by Thomas Kron
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