Articles relating to 'heart'
4 tips to help cold hands and feet

4 tips to help cold hands and feetEver experience any numbness, pain or tingling in your hands, arms, feet and legs?

Plenty of people suffer from such circulation problems, whether they’re relatively minor, more severe or potentially life-threatening. That’s because cold temperatures make blood vessels in the hands and feet constrict, diverting blood toward some of the more vital organs. Your poor extremities feel the … Read More

Eat this every day to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke

Eat this to reduce your risk of heart disease and strokeWhen it comes to your heart health and reducing your risk of getting cardiovascular disease (CVD), it may be as easy as what you eat. In fact, new research suggests by incorporating whole grains into your diet, you’re highly benefiting your heart.

According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health – published in JAMA Internal Medicine – … Read More

Common ingredient is worse than salt for blood pressure

Hidden food ingredient that is raising your blood pressureWhether you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or told you’re at risk of developing the same, you’ve likely been advised to limit your sodium intake. But new research shows that sugar – particularly the kind found in processed foods – is more closely linked to high blood pressure than salt.

How much sugar are you eating?

A … Read More

These 2014 breakthroughs can help your health problems

These 2014 breakthroughs can help your health problemsWe hear a lot about research underway, testing vaccines for Ebola, developing a new cancer treatment, or trialing nutrition methods to reverse type 2 diabetes.

But when does scientific study provide real-world medicine and treatment? More often than we may realize, given the thousands of projects underway in laboratories around the world.

What were some of the most … Read More

Sitting like this is bad for your heart

heart, blood pressureYou eat fairly healthy, you exercise and you even get ample amount of sleep most nights. But chances are that you’ve got a daily habit that isn’t doing your body any favors – and you don’t even know it.

Are you sitting down for this?

Crossing your legs is hurting your heart.

More specifically, sitting with your legs … Read More

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

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