Winter Weather Health Concerns
December 28, 2010 Leave a comment
By Sara Lee Kessler
There’s something about frigid air that causes blood vessels to constrict as the body tries to prevent heat loss, putting patients at greater risk for myocardial infarction, or heart attack. According to the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction, there are 53-percent more heart attacks in winter than summer.
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