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.
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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?
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Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you... Read more
If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce... Read more
When your heart depends on it... Kinda puts crap into prospective when your health depends on it. I'm not huge by any means but what I put in my mouth is slowly killing me even my cholesterol meds aren't working.... Scary!!... Read more
Sorry I was attacked by my youngest and the full post didn't go thru. On the desktop it should show your lbs lost there is a button that says edit goals you should have no problems figuring it out once you click it.... Read more
Non-weight benchmark! Heart-rate has dropped, on average, 5-10 BPM in the last 4 months due to changes in sleep, diet, and some light meditation! A great reminder that I'm not just trying to lose weight-- I'm trying to save my life.... 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
Could be symptoms of magnesium deficiency. One very common symptom of magnesium deficiency is chocolate cravings. Other symptoms include migraine attacks, panic attacks, stress, anxiety and depression. Ask your doc to test you as many Americans are l... Read more
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
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
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
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