Urinary tract infection in patients with acute coronary syndrome

The association of infection with heart disease continues to grow.  Whether the infection is urinary, periodontal or respiratory, the association continues to be shown.  The infection, which can be a mild, low level infection without many symptoms, produces a constant activation of the immune system w/ subsequent inflammation.

Given the relationship of inflammation to vascular disease, the end result is not surprising.  Regardless, the recommendations remain the same–lifestyle changes geared towards lowering heart disease risks are the same ones that will boost the immune system.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.