Risk of heart attack spikes after flu, pneumonia: study

Miami (AFP) – Coming down with the flu, bronchitis or pneumonia can dramatically raise the risk of a heart attack — up to 17-fold — in the days and weeks following the infection, researchers said Monday.

The findings confirm earlier research that pointed to an apparent link between respiratory infection and cardiac crises, scientists at the University of Sydney reported.

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/risk-heart-attack-spikes-flu-pneumonia-study-180355104.html

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