What causes iron deficiency in the body!


Lack of iron can increase the risk of heart disease.

This is the result of a study conducted by a team of scientists from Imperial College London and the University of London.

The latest study suggests that iron can have a protective effect against heart disease, while lack thereof may increase the risk of heart disease.

These promising findings can pave the way for new treatments. The researchers examined the relationship between iron levels in the body and the risk of developing the most common type of cardiovascular disease: that of the coronary artery.

The results confirmed the hypothesis that higher levels of iron reduce the likelihood of developing heart disease.

"These results," the authors conclude, "may highlight a therapeutic goal. Coronary heart disease occurs when the blood flow is blocked or slowed down and is unable to supply the heart properly. Currently, it is estimated that more than 370,000 American adults die as a result of cardiovascular disease each year.





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