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Heart Disease Signs And Symptoms Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Heart Disease Signs And Symptoms.

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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

When to Call a Doctor for the Flu

You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a...  Read more

Healthy Smile, Healthy Body

You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or that little postcard reminding you to schedule your next dental appointment shows up in the mail. However, you should really give your pearly whites more a...  Read more

Types of Diabetes

Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa...  Read more

Dietary Tips for Digestive Distress

You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time...  Read more

Fibrocystic Disease
Updated 5/19/2015 9:16:22 AM

I was recently diagnosed with fibrocystic disease. The word "disease" makes it sound much worse than it is. My question is, has anyone else been diagnosed with this? What have you changed in your diet to help? I am weaning off caffeine, but want...  Read more

Do you want just the heart rate monitor, or would
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Do you want just the heart rate monitor, or would you be interested in something that also tracks calories consumed and burned (like a FitBit)?...  Read more

Heart Rate Monitor....worth the money? If so, what
Updated 5/18/2015 9:00:50 PM

Heart Rate Monitor....worth the money? If so, what brand/model is best?...  Read more

HELP! I wanted to sign up for the #5milechallenge
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HELP! I wanted to sign up for the #5milechallenge, but I can't find it. I saw the blog about it, but if there is a group for it, I have not been able to find it. Thanks, Sandy...  Read more

It's part of your base activity level. Your heart
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It's part of your base activity level. Your heart rate doesn't get high enough for a long enough time to warrant counting it as fitness....  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

Your Fingernails Tell A Story About Your Health

Your Fingernails tell a story. The color & condition are rarely the first clue of serious illness Before nail changes become evident disease has already started. red fingernails may signal heart disease, high blood pressure. Black fingernails can ind...  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

Women, You're Not Immune to Heart Disease

Recently I received an email about the Go Red for Women Campaign from the American Heart Association. Reading through the information, I was shocked to discover that more women die from heart disease (heart attacks, stroke and other cardiovascular d...  Read more

Broken Hearts Can Be Mended

How many of you have watched a movie or TV show where one of the characters, who has experienced a stressful situation in her life, suffers from what appears to be a classic heart attack but isn't? While this may sound a little farfetched, doctors ar...  Read more