THIS blood group is at a higher risk of heart attack: Study | Eagles Vine

As per the European Society of Cardiology, the increased risk of heart attack or heart failure between non O-type blood groups can be due to the fact that they are more likely to develop blood clots. A 2017 study explained that non-O blood group people have a greater concentration of non-Willebrand factor, a blood-clotting protein that has been associated with thrombotic events.

People with blood type A and type B were 44 per cent more likely to experience thrombosis, a formation of a blood clot. Blood clots play a major role in heart attack, they can block the coronary artery and strive for the heart muscle of oxygen and nutrients, resulting in a heart attack.

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