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About Heart Disease Resources

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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

Looking for a chest strap heart rate monitor. I am
Updated 7/21/2016 9:40:40 AM

Looking for a chest strap heart rate monitor. I am thinking Wahoo Ticker X. Does anyone use this?...  Read more

I need HELP ! I GAINED a lb.! I'm heart sick ! Wha
Updated 7/19/2016 12:16:35 PM

I need HELP ! I GAINED a lb.! I'm heart sick ! What am I doing wrong ? Husband says I'm building muscle because he can tell a difference in my body. I thought I could ! I'm tracking everything that goes in my mouth, I walk every morning . #help...  Read more

Can't eat anything with Vitamin K due to heart iss
Updated 7/15/2016 7:32:57 PM

Can't eat anything with Vitamin K due to heart issues. That means little to no greens, lettuce, broccoli, soy, flax, hemp and more. Need some suggestions, any ideas?...  Read more

I have fatty liver disease and docter said friday
Updated 7/11/2016 7:09:43 PM

I have fatty liver disease and docter said friday she would like me to lose 5 to 10 pound and moniter my liver so far i havr lose 8.2 pounds just by watching my calories and exercising...  Read more

#friendfinder Had a heart attack 10 days ago. What a wakeup call. Anyone have suggestions on how
Updated 7/6/2016 10:49:31 PM

#friendfinder Had a heart attack 10 days ago. What a wakeup call. Anyone have suggestions on how to eat healthy and still enjoy food?...  Read more

EATING COLD CUTS, HOT DOGS

ERIC DING, EPIDEMIOLOGIST AND NUTRITIONIST AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY REPORTS THAT COLD CUTS CONTAIN NITRATES THAT COULD INCREASE HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES....  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

40 Years Of Nutrition Guidelines Prescribed A Lo-Fat Diet that Promoted Heart Disease

boingboing.net/2016/04/07/why-official-nut
ritional-guide.html Lee 213...  Read more

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease

Low Fat, High Carbs out Higher Fat, Low Carbs in Great article if you have been battling high cholesterol. www.australiannationalreview.com/world-ren
own-heart-surgeon-speaks-heart-disease/ Note: Thanks for sharing Charlie...  Read more