Healthy Skin, Healthy…Heart?

Healthy Skin, Healthy…Heart?

Your face may be a heart health predictor

THIS JUST IN: Skin aging can be a contributing factor in predicting and early detection of some heart issues related to the aging process (1).

I know that may sound unbelievable. But, please stay with me on this.

Mirror, mirror on the wall…
…who has the greatest heart risk of all

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2019, cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of 17.9 million people. Of these deaths, 85% were due to heart attack and stroke (2).

That’s due, in large part, to the fact that declining heart health is often silent and sneaky.

But, what if you had an easy, non-invasive way to discover changes in health that suggest your aging heart may slowly becoming at risk.

Your forehead wrinkles could be a red flag of trouble brewing in your heart

According to research presented in Munich at the ESC Congress 2018, the annual conference of the European Society of Cardiology (3), people who have lots of deep forehead wrinkles, more than is typical for their age, may have a higher risk of [developing heart issues].

"You can't see or feel [heart health] risk factors…" says study author Yolande Esquirol, associate professor of occupational health at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse in France.

"We explored forehead wrinkles as a marker because it's so simple and visual. Just looking at a person's face could sound an alarm, then we could give advice to lower risk."

It's all about collagen

As you know, collagen is the major structural component of skin.Young skin is composed of 80% Type I collagen and about 15% collagen Type III, and collagen levels peak for women between 25-34 years old.

After age 34, your ability to replenish collagen naturally decreases by about 1.0%-1.5% per year. This decrease in collagen is one of the characteristic hallmarks associated with the appearance of fine lines and deeper wrinkles (4).

Collagen plays a major role in your heart health

Collagen supports the smooth muscle cells that line your blood vessels. These cells are vital for maintaining vessel flexibility and integrity.

Studies have shown that participants with more collagen had lower risks of heart conditions. This suggests that boosting collagen could be beneficial for your heart.

In fact, a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials that looked at the effect of collagen peptide supplementation on heart health (5) revealed:

  • A decrease of fat mass
  • A positive impact in supporting healthy cholesterol
  • A positive impact in supporting healthy blood pressure

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References

  1. Ghonemy S, Mahmoud Nasr MM, Soliman M, Hosiney HA. Clinical Skin Aging Score and Risk of Degenerative Cardiovascular Diseases. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2021 Feb;14(2):34-40. Epub 2021 Feb 1. PMID: 34221225; PMCID: PMC8211340.
  2. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cardiovascular-diseases-(cvds)
  3. European Society of Cardiology. "Deep forehead wrinkles may signal a higher risk for cardiovascular mortality." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 26 August 2018. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180826120738.htm>.
  4. Reilly DM, Lozano J. Skin collagen through the lifestages: importance for skin health and beauty. Plastic and Aesthetic Research. 2021; 8: 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.20517/2347-9264.2020.153
  5. Jalili Z, Jalili F, Moradi S, Bagheri R, Moosavian SP, Naeini F, Mohammadi H, Mojtaba Ghoreishy S, Wong A, Travica N, Hojjati Kermani MA, Jalili C. Effects of collagen peptide supplementation on cardiovascular markers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised, placebo-controlled trials. Br J Nutr. 2023 Mar 14;129(5):779-794. doi: