Could Too Much Ramen Lead to a Stroke?

Playing Could Ramen Lead to Stroke?

Are ramen lovers at a higher risk for strokes and heart attacks? The Doctors weigh in on the results on a new study linking the noodle to possible heart issues.

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A study published in The Journal of Nutrition examined a possible link between consuming ramen and heart attacks and strokes in Japan. Researchers discovered that a higher intake of ramen showed a potentially higher risk of having a heart health scare. 

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork believes this may be due to the sodium content in ramen, which can lead to high blood pressure.

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The Doctors note this study a great reminder to always keep track of how much sodium you are consuming throughout the day, and say can still eat the noodles, but remember that moderation -- like always -- is important.

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