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.
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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
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
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
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
I usually get an anxiety attack if they extract more than 3kg from me! I came with 64.9kg but they only managed to extract 3kg exactly. The nurse gave me 3.8kg but my blood pressure kept dropping, so in the end, they lowered it to 3.2kg. But only 3kg... Read more
Day 5. I splurged and ate movie popcorn and a cherry limeade. Thank goodness the heart from another set of softball games robbed me of my appetite. I stayed within my calorie range again! #jcw... Read more
Just started had a bad year and ahalf.Heart broken lost my house cant get a job.but im just using that as an excuse i need to get on this and push my self. And im doing so much just to try paying bills i cant buy good food.But im going to try harder... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
My brother in law, age 50, had a heart attack on Saturday. I was so surprised, because that's so young. BIL doesn't even eat red meat. But, as is brother pointed out, that was the same age as his father & grandfather had their first heart attacks.
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