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About Heart Attack Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for About Heart Attack.

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Stopping the snack attack
Updated 8/24/2016 10:42:37 AM

First, healthy breakfast to get me through the morning. Then, I'm taking my lunch and a little snack. That way I'll stay away from the campus eateries!...  Read more

Well today I finally heart rate/blood pressure up
Updated 8/23/2016 6:20:55 PM

Well today I finally heart rate/blood pressure up enough to donate my O negative blood.Paying it forward to all those people out there that need it....  Read more

Does anyone else have Diverticulitis? Had a really bad attack about a month ago, was in the hospital
Updated 8/22/2016 7:22:16 PM

Does anyone else have Diverticulitis? Had a really bad attack about a month ago, was in the hospital on antibiotics, then ten days at home on antibiotics! Wasn't able to eat much (soft diet ), that's when I found this great site!...  Read more

The heart is not so easily changed, but the head c
Updated 8/21/2016 3:15:10 PM

The heart is not so easily changed, but the head can be persuaded. –Pabbie (Frozen)...  Read more

Fightin' PCOS & heart disease. #firstpost #getitge
Updated 8/20/2016 3:15:11 PM

Fightin' PCOS & heart disease. #firstpost #getitgetit...  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below...  Read more

Healthy Heart, Healthy Body

Fact: Heart Attacks are the #1 killer of Americans. Check out the American Heart Association's web-site. The food we consume affects our LDL cholesterol levels (the bad) and our HDL (the good) Foods high in saturated fat, & hydrogenated fat cause...  Read more

Trying to get Pregnant

I have fought in my mind and my heart about being fearful of losing another child. There is light. This is an open minded, loving, and free place to explore and ask questions....  Read more

Broken Hearts Can Be Mended

How many of you have watched a movie or TV show where one of the characters, who has experienced a stressful situation in her life, suffers from what appears to be a classic heart attack but isn't? While this may sound a little farfetched, doctors ar...  Read more

The Hidden Heart Attack: New Study Explores How Women Are Missing the Signs of a Cardiac Event

When most of us think of someone having a heart attack, we picture the typical movie or TV version, where the person grabs his or her chest and falls to the ground. But in reality, a cardiac event rarely occurs in such a dramatic fashion. In fact, yo...  Read more

A Heart attack & Heart Failure...

Last Wednesday when I woke up I felt fine I was kind of fatigued and I had this feeling of indigestion no big deal right? So I started out my day with a light workout ,hopped on the treadmill ,got my breakfast,clean the house,take care of the ki...  Read more

Lose 20 lbs or you'll have a heart attack

Tuesday my dr was blunt. I asked how to get off the 7 Rx that I take every day. She did to drop 20 pounds and I will like be able to get off my high blood pressure pills and my hi cholesterol pills. She review my lab results and make it clear that i...  Read more