Tag Archives: Heart

High homocysteine levels: Causes and diagnosis

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 07:30 AM
High homocysteine levels

High homocysteine levels are associated with increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. Homocysteine is an amino acid and is a breakdown product of protein metabolism. It is thought that having excessive levels of this amino acid contribute to the… Read More

Postprandial hypotension: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 05:30 AM
Postprandial hypotension

Postprandial hypotension is low blood pressure after a meal. This condition can manifest itself as dizziness or lightheadedness that affects nearly one-third of older men and women. Proper digestion is accomplished when the functioning of the digestive, nervous, and circulatory… Read More

Another reason chocolate is good for your health

By: Bel Marra Health | Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 06:30 AM
chocolate is good for your health

There are a few indulgences that we will never tire of, and chocolate is the best example. An age-old treat that’s exquisite in its simplicity, chocolate is definitely everyone’s favorite. A perfect complement to a cup of espresso… a nice… Read More

Are you safe from America’s #1 killer?

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 04:30 AM
heart disease america killer disease

The heart is the most vulnerable organ in the body, so it comes as no surprise that heart disease still remains the number one cause of death in America. Even though cardiovascular events are, in many cases, preventable, the matters… Read More

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