More on Heart Attack in Women: Steps to Reduce your Risks

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Photo Credit: Pixabay / Pexels Research released last autumn in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation has shown that, in 2014, females aged 35-54 accounted for 31% of cardiac hospitalizations, up from 21% in 1995. Young women have an alarming rise in heart attacks. While heart disease is frequently seen as a male issue, the … Continued

How to Prevent High Lipids from Constantly Circulating in Your Blood. 

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There are two terms worth knowing when it comes to blood lipids and cholesterol. Hyperlipidemia implies too many lipids (or fats) in your blood, like cholesterol and triglycerides. One type of hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, means that you have too much cholesterol, especially LDL (bad) cholesterol in your blood. Fatty residue in your arteries and the risk … Continued

The New Guidelines to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

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IMAGE SOURCE: © Ella Olsson/Pexels   According to Sunday’s new rules, you can avoid heart disease through exercise and a healthy diet. The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines were presented at an annual ACC conference on Sunday and organized by a group of leading physicians and researchers from the country. Around … Continued

What is Health?

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What do you think a person will answer if you ask them “what is health?’” Probably something like ‘health is not being sick.’ But, we all know that health is not that simple. A Working Definition of Health According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a specialized branch of the United Nations that is concerned … Continued

How Do You Prevent High Blood Pressure?

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In last week’s post we went over the causes of high blood pressure in light of it being National High Blood Pressure Education Month. In this post, we shall cover ways to prevent high blood pressure and ideas as to how you can keep your blood pressure at a healthy level. Why is Preventing High … Continued

Stroke Preventative Diet

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As we mentioned before, May is Stroke Awareness Month. What a better way to raise awareness then by going over diet? Dietary choices can influence your risk of having stroke. By being careful about what you eat and put into your body, you can control your risk of having a stroke. Know what the key … Continued