studies provide new insight into the role of infection and
inflammation in the heart disease.
found that older people ( more than 65 years old ) who had been infected with
herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) had twice the risk of having a heart attack
or dying from heart disease as those never infected by the virus.
In spite of the infections are not likley the sole factor in determining the development of heart disease.
simplex in lower lip
Herpes simplex in the skin
they confirm the relationship between the patients infected by chlamydia
pneumoniae which cause upper and lower resperatory tract infection and the heart
attack as mentioned in new studies in United States.
suggest that herpes virus simplex virus type 1 and chlamydia pneumoniae may
travel to the heart via immune system cells.
And they found that the higher count of white blood cells due to inflammation had the higher patientís risk of death from a heart attack or of developing congestive heart failure.