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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 metabolic syndrome – is there a link?...

H pylori and metabolic syndrome In this post we’ll explore the association between H pylori and metabolic syndrome. It’s a really important post, particularly if you’ve been diagnosed with any of the following: insulin resistance type II diabetes obesity high cholesterol high blood pressure chronic inflammation. The post is part of an ongoing series explaining how H pylori might influence cardiovascular disease in some people. If you haven’t yet read the previous posts in the series, it will be really helpful if you do so, starting here. What is metabolic syndrome? Before we look at the relationship between H...

H pylori and cardiovascular disease – surely not?...

H pylori and cardiovascular disease – why don’t we know about it? In the previous article, I introduced the association between H pylori and cardiovascular disease. If you haven’t yet read that post, it will really help you, so I humbly request that you please read it first by clicking here. Now, having read the previous post, you’ll be familiar with the basic associations between H pylori and cardiovascular disease. H pylori symptoms don’t just include heartburn, acid reflux, belching, bloating, stomach pain and ulcers. They can extend all around your body because of H pylori-induced nutrient deficiencies and...