Articles relating to 'heart attack'

Why You Need To Worry About Prescription Testosterone

heart attack, heart diseaseHealth regulators are bringing the dangers surrounding testosterone drugs to the forefront.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), men who take prescription testosterone drugs are at greater risk of experiencing a stroke, heart attack and even death.


A recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests the risk of cardiovascular disease is increased … Read More

Angry Outbursts Put You At Higher Risk For Heart Attack

78769655Have you ever been angry about your partner’s habitual lateness? How about your grandkid’s messy bedroom or the guy who cut you off in the grocery parking lot? So steamed that you’re ready to blow your top?

You need to de-stress and find yourself some zen. Not just for your sanity, but for your heart.

After looking at … Read More

Detect Depression Early To Save Your Heart


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 … Read More

How To Prevent High Blood Pressure Naturally

170556477 (1) 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 … Read More

Could Sudden Cardiac Arrest Death Be Detected Weeks Before?

178517029We need to keep tabs on our heart health and take preventative measures to keep our ticker strong.

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 … Read More

Flu Vaccine Could Save You From Influenza, And Also From Heart Attack

124642010It’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 … Read More

Researchers Discover How To Root Out Heart Attacks Before They Begin

DoctorCardiac disease is the #1 killer in the world today, with more than 600,000 people in the U.S. dying from stroke, heart attack, and other cardiac disorders every year. About 715,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack yearly, and 795,000 people suffer from stroke.

Sadly, at the heart of most of these deadly cardiac tragedies lies the presence … Read More

Women at Greater Risk of Dying from Heart Attack – Find Out How to Change Your Odds

175757518If you were having a heart attack, would you know it?  If you’re a woman, there’s a chance you might miss the warning signs. While a man clutching his chest or grabbing his left arm often comes to mind when you think about what a heart attack looks like, recent research published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that … Read More

Signs of Future Heart Attack Are Now Detectable In Young Children

stk24512medWhen we think of a victim of a heart attack, our minds tend to automatically visualize an older adult.  But, shockingly, people of all ages can experience a heart attack – even someone in their twenties.  Moreover, according to a new study, researchers are learning how to detect the early signs of a potential heart attack looming in … Read More

Our Worsening Air Quality is Linked With Increasing Rates of Heart Disease

looking at the chimney-stalksWhile nobody likes the stench of foul-smelling air or the uncomfortable side effects that may accompany it, the World Health Organization considers even the most undetectable forms of air pollution to be a major risk to health. Pollution has long been linked to respiratory problems, heart disease, and cancer. Recently, evidence suggests there is even a strong association … Read More

Daylight Savings Time and Your Heart Health

heart diseaseYou might let Daylight Savings Time come and go and think the only thing that this time change really effects is your sleep schedule and routine, and it might be the case for many people, but there is a whole other worry that you might not expect. As it turns out the effect of the time change, namely … Read More

The Diet Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke

good healthThe Mediterranean diet pertains to food preparations that are enriched with olive oil, nuts, and grains, fruits and vegetables.  In addition, this type of diet consists more of fish and dairy products and less of meat.  This specific diet originates from the countries Greece and Italy and has been recognized around the world for its beneficial effects on … Read More

The Worst American Cities for Heart Problems

Research reports have shown that exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart attack and stroke, as well as cancer of the lungs.  Secondhand smoke often affects people surrounding a smoker, including family members and friends.

In order to prevent the exposure of nonsmoking individuals to secondhand smoke and decrease the incidence of heart attack and stroke, state and local … Read More

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