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5 Bad Habits That Are Secretly Stealing Your Vascular Health

Healthy blood vessels are flexible and efficiently deliver blood and nutrients throughout the body. As they age, blood vessels become hard and brittle, susceptible to rupture or clot formation, threatening your vascular health. In this article, we will explore five bad habits that may be stealthily shortening the lifespan of your blood vessels.  The dangers ...

Max Lu

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5 Things to Keep in Mind to Protect Your Arteries and Blood Vessels

As you age, it is inevitable that “garbage” will be deposited in your arteries and blood vessels, forming plaque that can block them if not controlled. The consequences of vascular diseases can be severe, such as a heart attack or a stroke. Arteries and blood vessels (also called veins) are tubes of muscle that your ...

Hermann Rohr

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7 Foods to Keep Your Blood Vessels Young

If the body’s blood vessels are not working properly, they cannot deliver blood to all parts of the body. As you age, fatty traces form in your blood vessels causing the cells lining the inside of the vessels to increase in number and size. This leads to medical emergencies, such as heart attacks and strokes. ...

David Jirard

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5 Bad Habits That Reduce the Lifespan of Your Blood Vessels

There are three types of blood vessels — arteries, veins, and capillaries. Healthy blood vessels are elastic and able to transport blood and nutrients throughout the body, while aging blood vessels are hard and brittle. This makes it quite easy for them to rupture or form blood clots. However, if you know how to take ...

Hermann Rohr

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