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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

Heart Rate of 209
Updated 4/27/2016 10:07:24 PM

Hey all, I started riding my mtn bike 4-5 days per week. I've gradually increased my distance and noticed yesterday that I hit a max HR of 209 via my Polar HR Monitor. The distance I'm riding is just 5 miles with lots of hills with the finish be...  Read more

I need to be walking more to be in better cardiac
Updated 4/27/2016 8:31:24 AM

I need to be walking more to be in better cardiac condition for upcoming surgery where in Trendelenberg position for few hours of surgery but keep procrastinating. Doing great with healthy eating choices and slow weight loss. Think just worn out....  Read more

I need my heart and soul in losing weight
Updated 4/26/2016 7:00:53 PM

I need my heart and soul in losing weight...  Read more

cardiac diet
Updated 4/27/2016 10:31:22 AM

DOCTORS, never gave me the cardiac diet they put me on after I was released from the hospital. I had a slight stroke that was caused by a small bleed in the brain that affected my speech for a few hours, nothing else was affected . Thank GOD for His...  Read more

I really need to better my disease. I have Chron's
Updated 4/26/2016 10:43:08 AM

I really need to better my disease. I have Chron's Disease and work at a sports pub (general manager) with my long hours and 3 kids it's hard to eat healthy. My work has a menu that is 99% off limits for me....anyone with chron's have suggestions?...  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

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

Clean out your mouth..PLEASE

Gum Disease is linked to heart disease, strokes & diabetes. High glucose levels in saliva promote the growth of bacteria that cause gum disease or infection and even tooth loss. Make sure to floss daily, brush after each meal and if your throat is d...  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 Cardiac Arrest

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, cardiac arrest rarely occurs in such a dramatic fashion. In fact, you...  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