Heart Health

  • Weightlifting for Heart Health | Natural Health Blog
    11/26/2018
    What do you do if you want to keep your heart healthy as you get older?  Learn one activity you may have not considered.
  • Cold Weather & Heart Attacks | Natural Health Blog
    11/3/2018
    There is another reason to dislike the windy, wintry weather that will soon be upon us. New research suggests that cold weather could mean trouble for your heart.
  • Low-Dose Aspirin Not Protective | Heart Health Newsletter
    10/6/2018
    Major study shows there is no protective benefit from a regimen of low-dose aspirin -- but it does increase your risk of dangerous bleeds.
  • Heavy Metals Cause Heart Disease | Heart Health Blog
    9/11/2018
    Heart disease is the number one killer in the US. While you’re probably familiar with the major risk factors, including hypertension, obesity, and lack of physical activity, new research suggests another factor: exposure to heavy metals!
  • 9/6/2018
    What if there were simple guidelines that might prevent you from ever developing dementia?  According to new research, these actually exist...
  • 6/29/2018
    A new study is offering evidence that erectile dysfunction appears to be related to a much more dangerous problem: heart disease.
  • Health Benefits of Strawberries | Natural Health Blog
    5/16/2018
    Celebrate National Pick Strawberries Day, which falls on May 20 by picking a quart or two of strawberries at a local organic farm.  Then check out six of the ways strawberries can add to your health...
  • 4/22/2018
    A single high-fat meal, can quickly transform healthy red blood cells into small, spiky cells that set the stage for cardiovascular disease--maybe.
  • 4/5/2018
    We all know the dangers of prescription pain relief medications such as OxyContin. So, if your doctor prescribes a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) instead, you might feel safer. Or maybe not...
  • Sauna for Heart Health | Heart Health Blog
    1/30/2018
    If you have access to a sauna, enjoy it while you can as it can also be good for your heart!  Find out how...
  • Walking Dangerous with Air Pollution | Natural Health Blog
    12/19/2017
    Most of us deal with daily air pollution these days, but could our air quality be getting so bad that walking for exercise is no longer safe?
  • Portion Control & Healthy Alternatives Thanksgiving
    11/2/2017
    A study in 2000 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston following 1,986 heart attack patients found that the risk of having a heart attack quadrupled within two hours of eating a particularly large meal.
  • Health Benefits of Pomegranates | Natural Health Blog
    11/1/2017
    November is Pomegranate Month! Chock full of beneficial nutrients, pomegranates are truly a superfood that you want to add to your regular diet. Learn more!
  • Tai Chi for Heart Health | Natural Health Blog
    10/26/2017
    A new study found that practicing tai chi may help increase physical activity levels and potentially improve heart function in those who have had a heart attack.
  • Vitamin K Deficiency in Teens | Natural Health Blog
    10/19/2017
    A new study found that teens who do not eat an adequate amount of vitamin K foods such as leafy green vegetables are more likely to have heart issues.
  • Importance of Eating Breakfast | Heart Health Blog
    10/17/2017
    New research suggests that eating a full breakfast every day might help you stay heart healthy.
  • Health Benefits Blueberry Picking | Health Blog
    7/8/2017
    No matter where you live, you can take part in Pick Blueberries Day on July 10th! It is lots of fun, and check out why you want to include blueberries in your diet:
  • Saturated Fat Does Not Clog Arteries
    6/3/2017
    When it comes to heart disease, the real problem is not saturated fat but, rather, the alternatives the medical community has encouraged consumers to turn to.
  • blood tests for cholesterol
    4/1/2017
     There is a raging debate in the medical community as to the wisdom of forcing cholesterol levels ever lower.
  • Decaf vs Regular Coffee Health Benefits & Risks | Natural Health Blog
    3/30/2017
    Is decaf better than regular coffee? It’s confusing when considering decaf, which shares some of the advantages of the rocket-fuel variety, but brings problems of its own.  Find the pros and cons of each.
  • Younger People Having Strokes | Health Blog
    12/19/2016
    Bad news: research shows that the average age of occurrence for a first stroke has recently been getting younger.
  • Exercising When Angry Increases Heart Attack Risk | Health Blog
    11/3/2016
    New research suggests that you could triple your risk of heart attack if you exercise while you're angry.
  • Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes & Heart Disease | Natural Health Blog
    6/30/2016
    A significant weight reduction is linked to improvements in blood sugar levels and a decrease in numerous heart disease risk factors in those with diabetes over a long-term period.
  • Daylight Saving Time Increases Strokes | Heart Health Blog
    3/17/2016
    There appears to be a brief window in the days immediately following a daylight saving time transition during which the risk of having a stroke is increased.
  • Health Benefits & Risks of Coffee | Health Blog
    2/9/2016
    New research finds that coffee does not cause heart palpitations, fluttering, extra beats, or other cardiac irregularities.
  • Allergies Can Affect Heart Health | Natural Health Blog
    12/26/2015
    Children with allergies or asthma may have up to twice the risk of developing elevated blood pressure levels and high cholesterol.
  • Your Love Life After A Heart Attack | Natural Health Blog
    10/8/2015
    Many post-heart attack patients are perfectly safe having sex, and it might even be beneficial to their health as a source of exercise.
  • 5/24/2004
    Cholesterol is not a fat, but rather a soft, waxy, "fat-like" substance that circulates in the bloodstream. It is vital to life and is found in all cell membranes. It is necessary for the production of bile acids and steroid hormones and Vitamin D. Find out why cholesterol is not what you think it is in terms of cardiovascular health.
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