Is a dimpled ear lobe a sign of heart disease?

Answer On One Hand: The Crease ConnectionFor reasons which are not fully understood, there does seem to be a connection between having a crease in the earlobe and the likelihood of having heart disease. O... Read More »

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Is a crease in an earlobe a sign of heart disease?

On One Hand: It is PossibleMedical students are taught to check earlobe creases (ELCs) as sign of potential coronary artery disease (CAD). The June 2006 issue of "The American Journal of Forensic M... Read More »

If my dad has heart disease what are my chances of having heart disease?

Genetics is one risk factor for heart disease. There are a number of other risk factors. Check out this web site for more information:

Can heart disease cause inflammatory bowel disease?

On One Hand: A Link Exists Between IBD and the Immune SystemInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) seems to be caused by an abnormal functioning of the immune system. The U.S. Department of Health and Hu... Read More »

Is heart disease the same thing as cardiovascular disease?

Heart disease and cardiovascular disease are often thought to be synonymous. But the relationship is a bit more complicated. Cardiovascular disease is a form of heart disease, the latter of which c... Read More »