Tag Archives: Cardiovascular Disease
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Mental Health and Cardiovascular Disease

For centuries, the mind–body relationship has been postulated. These findings suggest that depression and anxiety are not simply “in the mind.” They are real illnesses, like any other physical illnesses, and can negatively impact the entire body, including the cardiovascular system. Despite the abundance of investigation and demonstration of a clear relationship between mental health […]

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Reduction in Percent LDL Cholesterol or Attained LDL-C Levels or Both?

The role of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in the pathophysiology of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, which may present as coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral arterial disease, has been well documented in several studies. The decrease in LDL-C levels leads to a significant reduction in the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Statins have become the first line […]

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All Men with Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction Require a Cardiovascular Workup

Studies suggest that erectile dysfunction is an independent marker for cardiovascular disease. Assessment and management of erectile dysfunction may help identify and reduce the risk of future cardiovascular events. Abstract An association between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease has long been recognized, and studies suggest that erectile dysfunction is an independent marker of cardiovascular disease […]

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