Seasonal variations in coronary heart disease.

@article{Pell1999SeasonalVI,
  title={Seasonal variations in coronary heart disease.},
  author={Jill P. Pell and Stuart M. Cobbe},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={1999},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={689-96}
}
Coronary heart disease exhibits a winter peak and summer trough in incidence and mortality, in countries both north and south of the equator. In England and Wales, the winter peak accounts for an additional 20,000 deaths per annum. It is likely that this reflects seasonal variations in risk factors. Seasonal variations have been demonstrated in a number of lifestyle risk factors such a physical activity and diet. However, a number of studies have also suggested a direct effect of environmental… CONTINUE READING

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