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About Heart Disease Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for About Heart Disease.

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

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  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

Sleeping Better for a Healthier Heart

We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

My FIL, bless his generous heart, just sent me a p
Updated 9/23/2015 10:20:53 PM

My FIL, bless his generous heart, just sent me a pound of my fave chocolate. Trying to ignore it until my husband gets home & can hide it from me. I haven't told family or friends about my weight loss journey since I tried & failed so many times....  Read more

“My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I
Updated 9/21/2015 3:19:05 PM

“My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.” Psalms‬ ‭57:7‬ ‭ Sometimes we feel like we are falling apart, whether it is physically or emotionally. But if we have a relationship with Jesus Christ we can...  Read more

Any home remedies for heart burn?
Updated 9/17/2015 2:53:10 AM

Any home remedies for heart burn?...  Read more

Educated response:Heart rate monitors for the neck
Updated 9/16/2015 12:56:00 PM

After working through my undergrad and post grad in Exercise Science, I have taken an interest with trying to better understand the functionality and benefits of heart rate monitors with improving performance indicators and being able to track the at...  Read more

I should have a beautiful heart...

I should have a beautiful heart......  Read more



Cut the salt!

Cutting the salt in your food will reduce water retention, your blood pressure, and reduce your chance for heart disease....  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

Celebrate National Wear Red Day

This Friday, February 6, marks the National Wear Red Day, when everyone across the country is asked to wear red in support of raising awareness of the number one killer of American women: heart disease. Held the first Friday in February since 2002,...  Read more

What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

 Editor's Note: February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI...  Read more

Heart Disease

It is rearing its ugly head again, this time with my dad. My dad is a pretty awesome guy. He is an engineer and can do complex mathematics in his head, on top of being pretty handy with home repairs. He has bailed my husband out many times over the...  Read more

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