Articles relating to 'HEART HEALTH'
Chewing gum protects your heart?

heart, heart diseaseIt’s time we all enjoyed a stick of gum to calm down and protect our hearts!

That goes for both men and women, whose behaviors (and underlying hormones) can affect their health in different ways.

A recent study caught my attention because it looked at stress and how the sexes differ in how they handle stress – and … Read More

Next time you get blood work, ask this one question

blood, heartMaybe you are the type of person who isn’t in a rush when it comes time to have your blood taken. You wouldn’t be alone. The idea can make the best of us a little queasy.

Regardless of any fears of the needle, knowing your blood type is more important than you may realize. So the next time … Read More

Why where you live could be destroying your heart

 blood pressure, preventionWe all have little pet peeves and annoyances that irritate us to no end. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to notice the fast pace and noise of highways.

It can make an already-existent headache a lot worse. And imagine how bad it can get if you live close to a congested artery.

However, the noise … Read More

The best thing you can have for breakfast

CHOLESTEROL, NUTRITIONHard-boiled, scrambled or over-easy, eggs are a great addition to your diet. Not only are they an excellent source of nutrition but you can prepare them to suit even the most finicky people. They’re so versatile!

Eggs, however, contain cholesterol. So you may have been told to eat them in strict moderation, because high cholesterol is such a … Read More

Trouble sleeping? Why you’re at risk

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, SLEEPWhy is it that getting a good night’s sleep gets harder the older we get?

Sleep issues are so common with seniors. Some will fall asleep easily, but wake up after only a couple of hours, which is far from ideal.

This lack of sleep can become so overwhelming you might find that you can’t participate in normal … Read More

The drink with the most heart health benefit

ANTIOXIDANT, CARDIOVASCULARYour morning routine might look something like this: You roll out of bed, yawning and knowing full well if there is any hope you will start your day off right, you require a cup (or three) of coffee.

Well, I don’t hold anything against a great cup of coffee, but there’s mounting evidence that switching to tea as … Read More

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