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Heart failure patients should aim to increase their exercise levels as it has been shown to improve survival rates. Principal investigator Rod Taylor said, ‘Patients with heart failure should not be scared of exercise damaging them or killing them. The… Read More
A new study suggests taking the necessary steps to care for your heart can positively affect for your kidneys as well. The researchers looked at over 14,800 adults aged 45 to 64 who were grouped based on how closely they followed the… Read More
High levels of intense exercise have been shown to pose a risk to the heart. The impact of high levels of intense exercise was shown to be cardiotoxic and promote structural changes to the heart, increasing the risk of arrhythmias.… Read More
When it comes to our health, knowing the right numbers can mean the difference between healthy and unhealthy. Numbers play an important role in our overall health. Numbers can tell us the blood count, the bone density… Basically, anything health-related… Read More
Cardiovascular disease still remains to be the leading cause of death worldwide accounting for 17.3 million deaths, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). In the U.S., 83.6 million Americans are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or the… Read More
When was the last time you exercised? If you’re scratching your head trying to remember you could be putting your heart at risk. Exercise continues to make headlines as more and more research comes about revealing the endless benefits it… Read More
There are close to 24 million people in the United States suffering from COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder and now experts believe this lung disease increases the risk of cardiac death in those with atrial fibrillation.
Research conducted through… Read More
Lupus can contribute to pericarditis – inflammation of the pericardium, a part of the heart. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect many areas of the body, including skin, joints and kidneys. Lupus can also affect the heart in… Read More
Have you ever been so tired that even coffee didn’t give you a pick-me-up, so you reached for an energy drink instead? It may seem harmless to gulp down an energy drink every now and then, just to get through… Read More
Researchers have found that being married may aid in the recovery of heart surgery patients better than being widows, separated or divorced individuals. The study also revealed that those who never married had a 40 percent higher risk of death… Read More
Restless leg syndrome has been found to increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and kidney disease.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes a person to feel an overwhelming urge to move their legs when in an… Read More
Some like it nutty, others prefer caramel but one thing is undeniable, no matter what additions are put in your chocolate it’s bound to satisfy you. Chocolate is guilty pleasure which some of us simply can’t say no to. Whether… Read More