Heart Health

This one thing is putting your heart at risk

Many women experience hot flashes during menopause, but research suggests that this may also be a sign of heart problems. The researchers tracked the health of 272 non-smoking women between the ages of 40 and 60. The researchers found that for women aged 40 to 53, frequent hot flashes were associated with poor blood vessel ...click here to read more

How your heart health affects your emotions

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of men and women. Although it primarily affects the health of your heart, a new study suggests that those suffering from heart disease can experience more anxiety and negative feelings, particularly women. The researchers found that women with heart disease generally have a poorer outlook on ...click here to read more

Drones may someday be used to save lives

Technology is always advancing. It’s transformed the way we live and operate. Thinking back only about a decade ago, we all used simple cell phones, with most video and media consumption occurring on our tv’s and desktop computers. Flash forward to today and the phones in our pockets are essentially tiny computers capable of doing ...click here to read more

Cardiac sarcoidosis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Cardiac sarcoidosis raises arrhythmia and heart failure risk. Only a small number of people are affected by cardiac sarcoidosis, an inflammatory condition that can affect other organs as well. Cardiac sarcoidosis specifically targets the white blood cells in the heart tissue. These blood cells form clusters, which can then interfere with the heart’s electrical system, ...click here to read more

10 ways to lower your risk of heart disease

Our planet is becoming increasingly urbanized and industrialized, to the extent that it’s hard to imagine that there are still places in the world where people lead a hunter-gatherer lifestyle. But those people do exist. Have you ever heard about the Tsimane tribe? An ancient Amazonian people residing in lowland Bolivia, the Tsimanes live a ...click here to read more

Daily multivitamin may not improve cardiovascular health in men: Study

Multivitamins are an effective way to supplement diets that do not provide a person’s daily recommended vitamin intake. It is estimated that millions of American take multivitamins daily, with the assumption that they are promoting health and preventing disease. However, according to a new study, men taking a multivitamin every day aren’t helping their cardiovascular ...click here to read more

Ethnicity affects cardiovascular risk: Study

We’ve been told for ages that in order to live a long and healthy life, we need to have a healthy lifestyle complete with nutritious food and plenty of exercise. However, according to a new study from Emory University, the University of California at San Francisco, and Northwestern University, your ethnicity also plays a part ...click here to read more