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Sleep And The Heart: Not Enough Or Too Much Sleep Affects Your Heart

Jan 28, 2017

Sleep And The Heart: Not Enough Or Too Much Sleep Affects Your Heart

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - According to a recent study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, the lack of sleep due to stress may not only result in poor mental health, but also in cardiovascular problems.

Keep These Heart Healthy Super Foods In Mind

Jan 27, 2017

Keep These Heart Healthy Super Foods In Mind

Courtesy of Hood River News - February is heart month, so it is a great time to try to add any of these items to your grocery basket to help improve your heart health:

Show Your Heart Some Love With These Exercises

Jan 27, 2017

Show Your Heart Some Love With These Exercises

Courtesy of Huffpost Living - Heart exercise, simply put, is aerobic exercise--a form of physical activity that causes you to breathe harder and your heart to pump faster, circulating blood through your veins so oxygen can get to the working muscles -- your heart is a muscle, see the connection?

CPR Classes Boost Heart Health

Jan 27, 2017

CPR Classes Boost Heart Health

Courtesy of Superior Telegram - In a single school day, more than 300 Superior Middle School students learned hands-only CPR.

Heart-Healthy Fats

Jan 26, 2017

Heart-Healthy Fats

Courtesy of CentraCare Health - Take the initiative to protect yourself and your loved ones from heart disease and stroke by making heart-healthy fat choices.

Do Your Part To Maintain A Healthy Heart! 6 Tips To Promote Optimal Heart Health!

Jan 24, 2017

Do Your Part To Maintain A Healthy Heart! 6 Tips To Promote Optimal Heart Health!

Courtesy of Keenan - In support of national heart health month, and promoting a healthy heart for yourself or a loved one, Keenan is providing 6 great tips for you to promote optimal heart health!

Health: Research Suggests Walking Can Improve Heart Health In Matter Of Weeks

Jan 24, 2017

Health: Research Suggests Walking Can Improve Heart Health In Matter Of Weeks

Courtesy of recordonline.com - Heart disease, the leading cause of death in America, can be combatted by implementing a simple walking regimen, according to researchers at Binghamton University-State University of New York.

Substance Abuse Impacts Heart Health February Is Heart Health Month

Jan 24, 2017

Substance Abuse Impacts Heart Health February Is Heart Health Month

Courtesy of Vinton Today - While most of the conversations on cardiovascular health center on diet and exercise, the abuse of many drugs and even alcohol should not be overlooked, as they can have a profound impact on how your heart functions.

Most Women Do Not Know Age Heart Screenings Should Start, Survey Finds

Jan 23, 2017

Most Women Do Not Know Age Heart Screenings Should Start, Survey Finds

Courtesy of News Medical Life Sciences - A new national survey by Orlando Health found that most women are unaware of the age at which heart screenings should begin.

Can Healthy Teeth Mean A Healthy Heart?

Jan 23, 2017

Can Healthy Teeth Mean A Healthy Heart?

Courtesy of New Milford Hospital - Ever think about your heart health while brushing your teeth? Most people don’t. But your oral health is more important than you may realize because it can offer clues about your overall health.

Dr. Campbell: Can Coffee Perk Up Your Heart Health?

Jan 23, 2017

Dr. Campbell: Can Coffee Perk Up Your Heart Health?

Courtesy of CBS, NC - Coffee contains lots of caffeine and new research suggests that caffeine may in fact help protect us from heart disease.

FDA Expands Health Claim For More Fruits, Vegetables

Jan 21, 2017

FDA Expands Health Claim For More Fruits, Vegetables

The Food and Drug Administration recently released an interim final rule removing the low fat and positive nutrient requirements that will apply to nearly all fresh fruits and vegetables.

Help Yourself To Heart Health

Jan 18, 2017

Help Yourself To Heart Health

Courtesy of The Boca Raton Tribune - According to the Heart Association, more than 80,000,000 Americans have some form of heart disease. Four culprits – smoking, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol – play a major role in contributing to heart disease by causing inflammation in the heart’s arteries.

Best Foods For A Healthy Heart

Jan 17, 2017

Best Foods For A Healthy Heart

Courtesy of The Richmond Register - In today’s fast-paced world where convenience trumps healthy home-cooked meals, it has become increasingly to promote heart health with the foods we eat at home, especially because heart disease remains the nation’s number one killer.

Serrano Pepper: The Heart-Healthy, Immune-Boosting Hot Pepper

Jan 17, 2017

Serrano Pepper: The Heart-Healthy, Immune-Boosting Hot Pepper

Courtesy of Dr. Axe-Food Is Medicine - Hot peppers have been used for cooking and medical purposes for ages, and the serrano pepper is one of them.

Good Fats And Bad Fats For Heart Health

Jan 17, 2017

Good Fats And Bad Fats For Heart Health

Americans should get about a quarter of their daily calories from fat, according to guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACA). But be careful about the fats you choose, because some are much better options than others.

Did You Know That Cold Weather Can Affect Your Heart?

Jan 12, 2017

Did You Know That Cold Weather Can Affect Your Heart?

Courtesy of NetDoctor - It's not hard to imagine someone collapsing from a heart attack in the heat - but what about in cold weather?

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Heart Health and Help Longevity Of Life

Jan 12, 2017

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Heart Health and Help Longevity Of Life

Courtesy of Foods 4 Better Health - It’s no secret that the key to living longer starts with good health and healthy eating habits but did you know you can increase your chances simply by making a few simple changes in your diet?

Warning Signs And Emergency Treatment Of Cardiac Arrest

Jan 10, 2017

Warning Signs And Emergency Treatment Of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of the AHA (9/10/14) - Cardiac arrest strikes immediately and without warning.

A Little Planning Helps Your Heart - And Your Budget

Jan 10, 2017

A Little Planning Helps Your Heart - And Your Budget

Courtesy of the American Heart Association - Convinced that eating a healthy diet will take a big bite out of your budget? Put the brakes on your next fast food trip, because food that comes through a window may be low in cost but high in fat and calories. And your health will pay the price!