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
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
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
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
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
I'm just starting to get into strength training and really enjoy it! But I've been noticing I'm barely able to raise my heart rate, and don't know whether I'm getting a very effective workout.
When strength training, is getting your heart rate... Read more
HEMP HEARTS...Full of " good for you" healthy fat are an amazing addition to your morning smoothie or your healthy salad. Very high in protein at 10 grams for 3 tbsp, 3 grams of fibre and 0 cholestrol !
3 Tbsp is 170 calories ! Enjoy some today !... Read more
My name is Ann. I live in San Antonio, Texas - home of the Spurs!
I'm definitely not new to fighting my weight -- that's been a lifetime battle of probably close to 40 years. But I figured now is as good a time as any to try to... Read more
Target Heart rate...I work out and I track my heart rate...but I'm so confused...can someone tell me how that works...I'm 36 & I'm 5'9...what should my heart rate be and why...is there a reason that it should be tracked...I use treadmill & elliptical... Read more
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. 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
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
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 di... Read more
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