Hair Analysis May Help Pinpoint Heart Disease Risk In Seniors.

Hair analysis can reveal if seniors have elevated stress hormone levels that may put them at increased risk for heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests.Like high blood pressure or abdominal fat, the findings suggest elevated cortisol levels are an important signal that an individual is at risk of cardiovascular disease.Because scalp hair can capture information about how cortisol levels have changed over time, hair analysis gives us a better tool for evaluating that risk.

 

 

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For more information click here >>>Single strand may yield evidence about heart-harmful hormone levels in seniors, researchers say

About Dr.Nabil Paktin

Cardiologist , M.D.,F.A.C.C.

Posted on April 18, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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