Stop right there: You’re heading out the door into the cold without a coat? You’ll catch your death – pneumonia! (My mom’s voice still has a piercing echo in my head.) Other familiar warnings for behaviors that will leave you dancing with Dr. Death could be going outside in winter without a hat or – gasp – with wet hair! Or cooking food in the microwave oven; it depletes your dinner of all its nutrients, so you become weak from …Read more
It’s a hot topic issue, and touches on two big areas of concern for both women and cancer patients in general. As it turns out there is a new link between a common breast cancer treatment and heart disease risk in women. For now, researchers are trying to flesh out the issues surrounding this new area of concern for a population of women who had a lot to worry about already…
You 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 the one that occurs in March, could have a serious impact on your heart, and heart attack risk as a whole.
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Sure, it’s harder than it sounds, but in order to protect your heart, you have to learn how to let go of the past. Holding a grudge can cause unnecessary stress which can lead to heart problems, including heart attack and stroke. If you want to improve your heart health, you need to learn how to let go and forgive those who have wronged you in the past.
When someone that you care about hurts you, you …Read more