Eat breakfast. Drink water. Exercise. Healthy lifestyle habits do plenty to keep your heart strong.
New research shows that heart-healthy habits will also help you respond better to treatment for depression.
In today’s society, depression is very common, affecting more than 350 million people worldwide. Numerous studies have found that depression is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease, which may lead to heart attack and stroke.
Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis …Read more
A burning ball of gas that provides us with heat and light – that is often the limit of people’s appreciation of the sun. We often forget that the sun actually provides a myriad of health benefits.
In fact, a new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests that moderate exposure to sunlight can help reduce blood pressure and help prevent heart disease.
Research from the universities …Read more
Sudden cardiac death is the most common cause of natural death in the United States, accounting for approximately 325,000 adult deaths per year. It is responsible for about half of all deaths caused by heart disease. New findings from the 11-year-old Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study suggest that sudden cardiac death may not be as “sudden” as we believe.
The results of …Read more
It’s almost flu season, which has many of us looking at the pros and cons of getting the flu vaccine to protect us against the nasty influenza virus this year. While fear of needles or other health concerns may weigh heavily on your con list, a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has just added a significant item to the pro-vaccine list that you probably didn’t anticipate. According to the study, not only could receiving …Read more