Study: Signs of aging linked to heart disease risk
Dr. Leigh Vinocur weighs in
- Duration 4:04
- Date Nov 8, 2012
Dr. Leigh Vinocur weighs in
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The elusive fountain of youth where.
Is this right this statement is not going to tell you that but there's an interesting new study out that suggest that signs of aging.
Agent -- -- red flags -- you're getting older and wiser.
But -- signed an aging could be.
May be indications that you're at risk for heart disease about things joining us now -- and even help -- adjunct assistant professor.
At LSU Shreveport so doctor Renault car park is -- why.
Well yes it's it's like -- dirty little secret the things you do they keep you looking good and healthy on the outside.
Also make you healthy on the inside it's what I call help from the outside and and this is an interesting study that corroborated that.
From Denmark where they followed.
Almost 111000 people.
And found that they had if they had -- typical signs of aging irrespective of their cholesterol -- their blood pressure.
They had an increase risk for heart attack or heart disease something like 57%.
-- they had all four signs sit.
Ominous signs -- they tested in those six signs of aging and they did it steady for more than thirty years has it right long term study.
Baldness at the crown of your head receding hairline at the temples gray hair wrinkles.
-- load increases and fatty deposits around the island so all those things as we're all look now looking at our self evident when -- -- I've.
Which ones were there winds that were concerning.
Well the worst is the fatty deposit under the I love it form of the band -- they have left -- home -- And it actually is under your -- -- and you can see little.
Yellow deposits another cholesterol deposits so that's an indication that your cholesterol is sky high and it's being deposited.
Under your skin and that was probably the most severe the year low -- You know there's been a couple studied back and forth what does it mean a lot of times people sleep on their days and as they get older their -- not elastic.
But when they looked at these fourth find that you had all four of them you had a almost twice the risk of having heart disease so according to thank it's good.
All four combined and it's not just right pat gray hair rise.
And right it's also the year I -- it just feel all of America thinking and it's gonna hit like that's perfect that -- I have no matter that is a good way -- the but it -- -- if you take care of yourself by mean.
Eight shows up on the inside and the outside and if you take care of yourself.
The looks on the outside do say something about what your arteries look like inside there's so that look great right doctor to have no you know I don't have any -- they don't have any gray hair and then.
It's surprising when they find out that they do have heart disease so how do you think those.
-- those things into consideration.
Well I mean first of -- it's a greater than -- chronological age if you're aging worse than your chronological age.
Then it's and it's an issue and obviously it's lifestyle lifestyle affects how you look -- lifestyle.
Affects what's going on in sided view and the truth is if you do take care of yourself and you have an active lifestyle and you eat healthy and all these think.
-- they were gray hair alone and it wasn't wrinkled and other parts of your face.
If you had a healthy lifestyle.
More than undoubtedly true they would find that people.
Appeared not as old as other people that had -- a healthy lifestyle and very -- what you do and how you take care of yourself how you look at the outside.
Does affect the inside does matter it's not just and it apps that John John is listening at tidal wave I don't look like ahead -- Newsday yesterday -- no I don't look at your old name.
He don't you look at least ten years younger now that you had that birthday.
Happy belated to giant doctor -- thank you very much very interesting glad that I imagine your birthday on TV set up you are sensitive about it.
When I'm getting this that it I guess we should not sing happy birthday -- -- at -- place yes but thank you know that's good information.