Tag Archives: heart disease
Stroke and chronic kidney disease risk increases with Southern-style diet of processed meats and friend foods. The Southern diet is characterized by fried and fatty foods, which by now we know can contribute to poor heart health. Researchers from… Read More
Testosterone may be linked to hardening of blood vessels associated with heart disease. Some men have a greater risk of heart attacks than others, and testosterone may be a contributing factor.
The researchers studied testosterone levels in the blood of… Read More
A history of depression in middle-aged females increases the risk of heart disease, according to new findings. The research reiterates the notion that depression fuels heart problems.
The study tracked 1,100 women over the course of 10 years. The researchers… Read More
Heart disease risk in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients may increase with dietary phosphate. Patients with CKD cannot excrete excess phosphate into the urine, so it accumulates in the blood. This accumulation of phosphate in the blood is a well-known… Read More
Reducing heart disease risk by lowering blood pressure in older adults does not increase the risk of falls, according to research. Seventy-five percent of seniors in the U.S. have hypertension, which is a contributing factor to heart disease and disability.… Read More
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) may be an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis and heart disease. NAFLD is becoming an increasingly common condition, especially among those who are obese or who have type 2 diabetes. Lead investigator Raluca Pais said… Read More
Eating walnuts may reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and prostate cancer, as well as improve colon health, according to different studies. The Connecticut-based research center conducted a study among 46 adults aged 30 to 75. All of the… Read More
Heart attack mortality is lower among menopausal women, compared to men. While menopause is a known risk factor for heart disease, the research study found women faced a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, compared to men. Unfortunately,… Read More
A new study has found that one in four Medicare patients – or five million Americans – aren’t taking their blood pressure medication as directed. Failure to follow the instructions as indicated increases patient’s risk of heart attack and stroke… Read More
Aging baby boomers need to be concerned about their heart health and heart disease risk. The likelihood of developing a cardiovascular condition increases with age, so it’s important that seniors take the necessary steps in order to reduce their risk.… Read More
September is whole grains month and fruits & veggies month, so we present our top articles that discuss the impact that whole grains, fruits, and vegetables have on heart disease, stroke, weight loss, cholesterol, glaucoma, and breast cancer. As the… Read More
You probably know that regular exercise is good for your health, but you may not be aware that it could save you up to $2,500 in medical costs annually. The new report suggests that patients with heart disease who exercise… Read More
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