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Cardiac Heart Disease Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cardiac Heart Disease.

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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

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

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

Get the Facts on Flax

Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy...  Read more

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

Poured my heart out in today's blog. I'm starting
Updated 8/18/2016 12:34:55 PM

Poured my heart out in today's blog. I'm starting to take this very seriously as my therapy. Seems like it's working and I'm eternally grateful. Love sp!...  Read more

I'm kinda worried I have to go to a heart doctor t
Updated 8/17/2016 1:46:05 PM

I'm kinda worried I have to go to a heart doctor to marrow , I'm just not sure of this life change is doing any good. I have gained 4 lbs in the last two days. I can't get my carbs down below 48% can antibody help or give me some tips....  Read more

Hi, everyone my name is grace I have had 2open heart surgeries and 2 heart valves put in! I'm 19 and
Updated 8/16/2016 12:21:18 PM

Hi, everyone my name is grace I have had 2open heart surgeries and 2 heart valves put in! I'm 19 and I weight 235 and my goal is 150? What think?...  Read more

60's and Young@Heart
Updated 8/23/2016 2:58:51 PM

You are never too old to be healthy again .. Thanks to SP I know I can and will !! It's going to be a great day getting my Spark on track !! Happy Monday All...  Read more

I have COPD and heart disease which causes shortne
Updated 8/11/2016 3:23:18 PM

I have COPD and heart disease which causes shortness of breath with little effort. Has anyone got suggestions about what exercises I might try that will not tax my breathing too much? #exercise...  Read more

Research That Is Being Watched

Can Mammograms Help Reveal Heart Disease?Mammograms, which are widely used to detect early breast cancer, may also be an effective tool for spotting early signs of heart disease, a small study suggests.The study, in the April JACC: Cardiology Imagin...  Read more

Research That Is Being Watched

Researchers compared three groups of heart patients: people who did cardiac rehab for 12 weeks, those who did cardiac rehab plus stress reduction, and those who chose not to participate in cardiac rehab. The stress reduction group engaged in weekly...  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

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

Go Red for Women Tomorrow, Feb. 4!

What if I told you that heart disease kills more women than the next four causes of death, would that encourage you to change your lifestyle? What if I told you heart disease takes the life of one woman every minute, would that encourage you to cha...  Read more