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Five Heart Healthy Resolutions For 2017

Jan 2, 2017

Five Heart Healthy Resolutions For 2017

The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and assess what habits you want to take with you, and what you want to leave behind. Yes, resolutions can both feel and be hard to keep, but they don't have to be.

Heart Of The Matter

Dec 31, 2016

Heart Of The Matter

Courtesy of Winston-Salem Monthly - Local experts discuss a few tried-and-true techniques for improving heart health.

Hearts And Minds: How Stress And Negative Emotions Affect The Heart

Dec 30, 2016

Hearts And Minds: How Stress And Negative Emotions Affect The Heart

Courtesy of Harvard Medical School - The links between the heart and the mind are harder to measure than those between the heart and the waistline. But a growing body of evidence suggests that psychological factors are — literally — heartfelt, and can contribute to cardiac risk.

Safe Exercise For Patients With Heart Disease

Dec 30, 2016

Safe Exercise For Patients With Heart Disease

There is almost no disease that exercise doesn't benefit. As such, just because you've had a heart attack, a weak heart (congestive heart failure) or other heart disease, doesn't mean that you have to sit around and do nothing.

Hearti-Facts: Why Exercise And How?

Dec 30, 2016

Hearti-Facts: Why Exercise And How?

Research has shown that people who exercise are less likely to develop heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels.

Oats Beneficial For Heart's Health; Keeps Check At Cholesterol Levels

Dec 30, 2016

Oats Beneficial For Heart's Health; Keeps Check At Cholesterol Levels

Courtesy of News Nation - New Delhi:Oats are rich in fiber. And we all know how much important are fibers for our health. Not only fiber, oats are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

How To Read Food Labels For A Heart-Healthy Diet

Dec 28, 2016

How To Read Food Labels For A Heart-Healthy Diet

Courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine - It’s important for you to know how to interpret the words and terms in order to consume a diet that will benefit your heart and overall health.

Your Heart Needs Special Care During Winters – Follow These Five Tips!

Dec 27, 2016

Your Heart Needs Special Care During Winters – Follow These Five Tips!

New Delhi: Numerous researches and experts have labeled winter as the most crucial season for those who suffer from heart ailments.

Eat.Move.Connect. Tip: 4 Simple Steps Toward Better Heart Health

Dec 26, 2016

Eat.Move.Connect. Tip: 4 Simple Steps Toward Better Heart Health

A daily choice is small, like a pebble. But like pebbles, when you keep reaching for the same choices, they can amass into something significant.

UAE Gives A Health Check To Youth With Heart Disease On The Rise

Dec 25, 2016

UAE Gives A Health Check To Youth With Heart Disease On The Rise

A group of Emirati cardiologists have launched a campaign to promote early detection of heart disease in young people as part of Weqaya, an ongoing national health awareness effort.

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Pets

Dec 23, 2016

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Pets

If you’re trying to heal or prevent a health problem, turns out one of the most effective therapies is likely sitting at your feet, lying in your lap or snoozing a stone’s throw away.

Ten Measures For The Prevention Of Sudden Cardiac Death

Dec 21, 2016

Ten Measures For The Prevention Of Sudden Cardiac Death

A new report from the American Heart Association presents 10 quality and performance measures that are intended to help stakeholders in the effort to prevent sudden cardiac death.

Tips for avoiding heart disease

Dec 20, 2016

Tips for avoiding heart disease

You don't have to make big changes to improve your heart health. Even small, basic steps can have dramatic effects.

Tips for heart health and wellness during the holidays

Dec 17, 2016

Tips for heart health and wellness during the holidays

The Grinch may not be the only one who has a problem with his heart during the holidays. There's a notable December bump in the number of patients who show up during in emergency rooms with what's known unofficially as holiday heart syndrome - heart rhythm problems caused by overindulging, says cardiologist Dr. Sharon Reimold of UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Short-term Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Dec 16, 2016

Short-term Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Short-term sleep deprivation can raise the risk of heart disease. The study focused on those individuals working in emergency jobs such as firefighters or paramedics. Extreme fatigue is known to affect mental and physical abilities, but the researchers wanted to assess its impact on heart health, too.

Lifestyler: 10 Heart Healthy Foods

Dec 16, 2016

Lifestyler: 10 Heart Healthy Foods

Cardiovascular exercise is vital for your health, but there are other things that are also important. A healthy, balanced diet is one of them and there are certain foods that specifically benefit your heart.

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

Dec 16, 2016

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

With the Christmas holiday almost upon us we find ourselves running around planning for the festivities and buying presents. However, stop for a moment and take a little time to think about yourself.

Holiday Health Hazards: How To Stay Safe This Season

Dec 15, 2016

Holiday Health Hazards: How To Stay Safe This Season

Holiday traditions are supposed to make you feel all warm and cozy and happy inside, but sometimes they can take an ugly turn — something emergency room physicians know all too well.

Prevention, Exercise Among Key Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Dec 14, 2016

Prevention, Exercise Among Key Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy

In national and local news, two men recently died sudden deaths because of heart issues. Alan Thicke had a heart attack while playing hockey with is son and 26-year-old Jorre McMahan, Hampton High's Assistant Football Coach, was running drills with his team when he collapsed on the field.

The seven heart disease risk factors you can control

Dec 11, 2016

The seven heart disease risk factors you can control

Heart disease is associated with more than 700 thousand deaths annually in the United States and more than seven million hospitalizations. It affects more than 80 million adults with health care costs totaling more than $300 billion.