Category: Blood vessels, veins & amp; Veins

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Heart attack and stroke risk in inflammatory rheumatism significantly increased

Heart attack and stroke risk in inflammatory rheumatism significantly increased

Inflammatory rheumatic disease increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.Patients with inflammatory rheumatism are at a significantly higher risk of heart attack and stroke, since not only their joints, but also the blood vessels are increasingly damaged in the course of the disease, according to the professional association of German rheumatologists (BDRh).