10 Interesting Facts about Heart Attacks

6. Psoriasis (a skin condition) can increase the likelihood of a heart attack.

According to various researches conducted in the University of Pennsylvania it has been proven that as compared to diabetes, psoriasis is a greater risk factor for heart attacks. Psoriasis is a skin condition that is usually experienced by overweight people, people with high blood pressure, and smokers. Though this condition can be treated medically; according to the researchers it also increases the risk factor of heart problems. The reason that Psoriasis can trigger heart problems is that it can cause chronic inflammation, being a type of autoimmune disorder which is normally considered a high risk problem. Heart problems are one of the great reasons for the death of the people suffering from psoriasis.

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