A team of researchers from the Baptist Health South Florida Clinic in Miami looked at seven different areas of controllable heart health to look for any differences that might exist between LGBT and non-LGBT people. What they learned is that those who identify as LGBT simply aren't keeping up in terms of overall health and quality of life.
Presented at a recent meeting of the American Heart Association (AHA), the paper showed that many LGBT people tend towards having higher stress, which drives many of them to engage in alcohol abuse. Further, many of these same people smoke cigarettes and other substances, as well as binge out on junk food.
The end result of this type of behavior is an increased risk of heart disease and other cardiac problems that heterosexuals apparently aren't as prone to developing. This suggests that LGBTers, as politically incorrect as it might be to say, aren't making the best lifestyle choices in their lives, and their bodies are suffering as a consequence.
"Our results point towards a disproportionately higher risk for cardiovascular disease among sexual-minority populations," stated lead author Dr. Anshul Saxena, a biostatistician at the clinic who presented data on 2,445 adults to make this claim.
One glaring omission from the study, however, was any honest look at some of the other common LGBT lifestyle habits that might be contributing to this widespread illness epidemic – the biggest elephant in the room being high rates of promiscuity, especially among homosexual men.
As was reported late last year, there's a huge problem with anal cancer afflicting homosexual men at rates substantially higher than in straight men (and women). Men who have sex with other men are up to 100 times more likely to develop anal cancer than straight men, it turns out, and yet the mainstream media has been reluctant to report on this fact.
We see the same hesitancy in this latest study to address the problem of homosexual sex as it contributes to disease formation in men and women who engage in it. The implication is still there, however, as researchers say that more needs to be done to investigate why LGBT followers are having difficulties staying healthy.
"This preliminary data sheds further light on cardiovascular health disparities. It also indicates a disproportionately higher risk for CVD among sexual minority groups," added Professor Wayne Rosamond, chair of the AHA Epidemiology and Prevention panel that presented the findings at the meeting.
"We have relatively little research that can assess the health and well-being of sexual minorities and inform culturally-appropriate interventions that target heart disease risks in this population."
So what can be done? Since what should be done – telling the LGBT community the truth about homosexual sex – isn't likely to happen on a public health level, there really isn't much in the way of addressing the problem beyond just reporting the statistics and letting people put two and two together.
"... we do know that LGB adults have an elevated risk for CVD and are more likely to experience negative cardiovascular outcomes compared to heterosexuals," Rosamond concluded. "As our population becomes more and more diverse, the urgency to address the social dynamic of cardiovascular disease will only persist."
"The fact that these topics are taboo to discuss in the LGBT community demonstrates the dangerous implications of political correctness when it comes to protecting human health," adds Mike Adams, publisher of Medicine.news, Natural News and other health-related websites. "Left-leaning language police and thought police have made it impossible for society to have an open, honest conversation about the health risks associated with the kind of promiscuous sex habits that are commonplace in the LGBT community," adds Adams. "This ultimately puts gays and lesbians at a health disadvantage, and that's exactly what scientists are now documenting in terms of health outcomes."
Political correctness, it seems, is actually getting gays killed.
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