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Old 01-30-2015, 07:30 PM   #1
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Study links Super Bowl to heart disease

If you're the type to indulge in fatty foods and trash talk on Super Bowl Sunday then you might be setting yourself up for a big loss this weekend because doctors say they see an increase in heart attacks on big game days.

By eating salty, high calorie foods, your platelets can immediately begin to stick together and prime you for a heart attack. Plus with the stress of the game, you might get on the fast track to the pearly gates.

“That emotional excitement can cause people to get really stressed out,” Dr. John Higgins of UT Health said. “And on top of that people are doing more than moderation in alcohol so that leaves them dehydrated.”

Studies show people with underlying cardio disease, diabetes or high blood pressure are even more at risk.

Either with people with a heart problem or a little bit unhealthy and then they kind of overdo it on top of that so their body is not functioning at peak performance,” Higgins said.

To keep yourself out of the ER, the doctor says to remember this:

Eat healthy, before, after and during the game as much as possible. Drink one glass of water after each glass of alcohol. Take a breath or take a walk to de-stress.

Higgins said this theory also proves true on big holidays like Thanksgiving & Christmas when people are eating a lot and surrounding themselves with stress.



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