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
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci... Read more
Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. But what exactly is heart disease? Also called cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease, "heart disease" is a broad term that refers to a number of healt... Read more
You may have high blood pressure and not even know it. While 50 million Americans suffer from this affliction, 70 percent don’t have it under control. Another 45 million are at high risk of developing it. That’s a lot of people. Are you... Read more
MOST OF YOU KNOW, MAYBE NOT !! I HAVE BEEN W/ SPARKPEOPLE SINCE AUG.2, 2012. I POST MANY OF YOU. BUT YESTERDAY I HAD THE WORSE "COLD" I GUESS SINCE FEB. 25, 2006 WHEN I HAD CHRONIC BRONCHITIS W/ COPD. I DID MY EXERCISES YESTERDAY & TRIED TO DO MY 1... Read more
I recently have been doing really well incorporating exercising into my daily routine.
It has been one week and I have done very well with my diet and exercise.
I also have to note that I haven't necessarily been eating healthy just within my ca... Read more
A simple google of "sacred heart diet" will tell you how you can lose 10-17 pounds before surgery by making soup and eating certain things on certain days. Blah blah blah.
People will sing it's praises or criticize it because there "aren't enou... 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
When I am at the gym I am constantly amazed at the range of fitness that is demonstrated there and of how terribly out of shape I am. Instead of letting that discourage me, I look at the potential for improvement. Changes come slowly, but I can see... 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
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
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