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H pylori and angina – is there a role for H pylori?...

Heart disease can present itself as a condition known as angina pectoris, which is characterised by chest pains that may extend down the left arm. The scientific literature once again points to an association between H pylori and angina. This short blog post presents some research showing a possible link between H pylori and angina and why it’s really important not to see H pylori as just another tummy bug! I recommend you click here if you haven’t yet seen the rest of my information on how H pylori is associated with cardiovascular disease – including high blood, pressure,...

H pylori and Stroke – could H pylori infection lead to a stroke?...

On first inspection, it seems unlikely that a stomach infection could increase the risk of having a stroke, and so people – including the medical system – don’t associate H pylori and stroke. Delving deeper, however, the research indicates a possible link between H pylori and stroke. This blog post summarises the literature on how H pylori and strokes are linked, and why it’s important for you to view H pylori as more than just a “tummy bug”. Don’t forget that you can get all my information on H pylori and cardiovascular diseases in one place, in my e-book,...

H pylori and heart attacks – is there an association?...

Is there an association between H pylori and heart attacks? H pylori and heart attacks aren’t really the kind of things you’d associate with one another.  One if a tummy bug best known for its role in causing stomach ulcers, and the other is a serious, life threatening event. But believe it or not, there’s an association between certain kinds of H pylori and heart attacks. This post cuts to the chase, revealing how and why H pylori and heart attacks are related. I also reveal a dozen important heart disease risk factors that your doctor wont tell you...

H Pylori and vitamin B12 deficiency – a recipe for disaster?...

In this blog post I’ll show you research that reveals how H pylori and vitamin B12 levels are correlated. In other words, I’ll show you how H pylori appears to cause vitamin B deficiency in some people, ultimately leading to symptoms such as low energy, depression, headaches and possibly even increasing the risk of  developing heart disease. In this blog series on H pylori and heart disease, you’ve so far learned how H pylori can result in: Greater development and severity of atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries) High blood pressure Elevated total cholesterol, LDL and oxidized LDL cholesterol levels...

H pylori and inflammation – a crucial whole body connection...

H pylori and inflammation – from heartburn to heart disease? In this post – the fifth in my series on how H pylori might cause heart disease, we’re going to explore the relationship between H pylori and inflammation. Not just inflammation in the stomach where H pylori lives, but also inflammation in other parts of the body, notably the cardiovascular system. So far in this blog series we’ve looked at how  H pylori infections can: Increase the risk of developing heart disease Increase the risk of developing high blood pressure Affect insulin and blood sugar levels, possibly resulting in...

H pylori and oxidative stress – trouble for your heart?...

H Pylori and Oxidative Stress In this post, which continues my series detailing how H pylori and heart disease are connected, we’ll explore the connection between H pylori and oxidative stress. So far in this blog series we’ve looked at how in some people H pylori infections have the ability to: Increase the risk of developing heart disease Increase the risk of developing high blood pressure Affect insulin and blood sugar levels, possibly resulting in insulin resistance and even type II diabetes If you have not yet read the above posts, I recommend you do so before you read...
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