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Heart attack risk is six times higher among diabetic women smokers

Heart attack risk is six times higher among diabetic women smokersAccording to recent research, women (under the age of 45) who smoke while suffering from diabetes are six times more likely to experience a myocardial infarction (MI). A study uncovered that young women with diabetes who experience heart attacks …

Stop calorie counting, start promoting nutrition for heart health

Stop calorie counting, start promoting nutrition for heart health, experts sayA popular method for dieting is to count calories. Recommended daily calories for a sedentary senior male is around 2,000 and 1,600 for females. Of course, this would increase if a person is active. Counting calories seems like a universal …

Home-based care for heart patients shows cost-effective

Home-based care for heart patients shows cost-effectiveA study from Griffith University shows that for heart patients, home-care is an effective cost-efficient form of treatment. Management of heart disease after leaving the hospital is important for long-term success and recovery.

Heart disease is the leading cause of …

Is it heart disease or costochondritis?

Causes and symptoms of costochondritis Chest pain is always taken seriously as it can be a strong indicator that something is wrong with your heart. You may notice when you go in for a check-up the doctor will usually ask if your symptoms include chest …

Seniors: Do this one thing to cut your risk of heart failure in half

Exercise reduces risk of heart failure The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates nearly 5.1-millions Americans have heart failure. Heart failure is the result of the heart not functioning properly and can lead to death. Aging is a large factor in the function of the …

Elevated blood pressure linked with risk of heart disease in later life

blood pressureJust about anyone can have high blood pressure. Although there are contributing factors which can elevate blood pressure, it can affect anyone. In fact, most people don’t even realize they have high blood pressure as it doesn’t pose many symptoms. …

Look for these signs to spot a stroke

signs of a strokeStroke can be treated if detection and treatment happen quickly. But would you know if you or a loved one was having one?

Research shows that close to 800,000 Americans have a stroke every year. About 140,000 die from them. …

Never break a woman’s heart!

women heart diseaseRemember the lyrics to that classic song, “Don’t take your love away from me, don’t leave my heart in misery, if you go then I’ll be blue, because breaking up is hard to do.”

At some point in your life …

Short people are at greater risk of this…

short-people-more-prone-to-heart-diseaseThere are factors in life that you may never think would impact your health. Foot or hand size for example doesn’t seem to show a correlation with increased risk of illness.

But other factors – which you may have overlooked …

Odds are you won’t die from this disease after all…

cancer, heart disease

This may be a familiar story: A man in his 70s has taken blood pressure medication since he was 50 because of high blood pressure and the associated risk of heart disease.

At 50, the man was also told to …

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 …

You are definitely at risk of heart disease if…

shutterstock_58495486Diabetes and heart disease are two issues you may not have considered go hand in hand. They do.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes deaths are set to rise by more than 50 percent in the next decade …

A cup of this every day keeps the cardiologist away

DIABETES, HEART DISEASE, PREVENTIONDo you ever want to pour yourself another tall glass of milk? Indulge in an extra-cheese pizza slice, or a double-scoop ice cream cone?

If you’re anything like me, it can be tough to turn down offers of these delicious …

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