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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

Anyone got a budget fitness tracker they love? Looking for one that includes heart rate. #firstpost
Updated 9/24/2016 8:36:21 AM

Anyone got a budget fitness tracker they love? Looking for one that includes heart rate. #firstpost #motivation...  Read more

I did Leslie Sansone's 3 mile sleek & slim Pilate's walk. According to my heart rate monitor I burne
Updated 9/23/2016 9:27:07 AM

I did Leslie Sansone's 3 mile sleek & slim Pilate's walk. According to my heart rate monitor I burned 565 calories. Feels good to cross exercise off my list for the day!😁...  Read more

What is everyone's favorite heart rate monitor? Th
Updated 9/17/2016 11:54:23 AM

What is everyone's favorite heart rate monitor? The fitbit is popular, but so expensive. Anyone use another one and is happy with it?...  Read more

Whatever you do... Do it with heart ..
Updated 9/15/2016 6:13:47 PM

Whatever you do... Do it with heart .....  Read more

My heart is racing from excitement. I have my youn
Updated 9/15/2016 7:26:17 PM

My heart is racing from excitement. I have my youngest Nora asleep and now my oldest willow is just about. That means ZUMBA!!!! Mommy time!!!!! But it will be done in dark and muted but hey! I'm not complaining! Lol...  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