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This One Mark On Your Face Can Predict Heart Disease In An Instant! (Who Knew?!)
Men are more prone to develop heart disease than women, and this study also found that men who had xanthelasma were at a 12 percent higher risk of having a heart attack, developing heart disease, and dying from a heart attack than men who did not have these deposits. Both women and men who had these cholesterol deposits were much more likely to have a heart attack during this 10 year study period and were likely to have more life-threatening events.
This study involved 13,000 subjects and continued for 10 years. This study found that xanthelasma was an excellent predictor of heart disease and heart attack, especially for those aged 55 and younger.
This increased risk was found to be completely independent of smoking, obesity, gender, or high blood pressure readings. These studies are a very valuable tool for doctors to immediately assess a patient who comes into their office and possibly prevent future heart attacks.
Of course, regular checkups by your doctor are important for everyone, however, if you notice these yellow bumps or deposits on the eyelids or the inner corner of the eye near the tear duct, see your doctor right away.