The European Society of Cardiology has held its annual conference in Munich, where Yolande Esquirol, associate professor of occupational health at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse in France, presented some research about early warning signals of potential death from cardiovascular disease.

According to this, having some deep wrinkles on the forehead is associated with higher mortaility risk from heart disease. “Forehead wrinkles may be a marker of atherosclerosis,” says Dr Esquirol.

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