C pneumoniae in the Arteries and Amount of Atherosclerosis
There really has been mounting evidence lately on the presence of an infectious etiology for CVD. The interesting thing is that, much like homocysteine, the evidence is all over and yet the lay public is blissfully unaware of another contributor to heart disease. The lifestyle changes designed to improve health will also improve the immune system and hopefully its ability to fight off invaders such as C. pneumoniae.
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