Friday, September 24, 2010

Discover stress - Prevent Heart Attack

Canadian scientists have shown that problems at work, married and with financial risk of cardiovascular disease, and found that there is a biological marker that can be measured and even predict a heart attack. High levels of stress hormone cortisol in hair may indicate the months before a heart attack.

"Traditionally, cortisol is measured in blood serum, urine and saliva, but all these matrices indicate the level of cortisol in the last few hours or days," explained the professor Stan Van uum and Gideon Koren of the University of Western Ontario. Contrast study of six centimeters long hair can be assessed level of stress in a much longer period.

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