Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Consuming enough fiber helps to reduce the risk of heart disease as it helps to pull low-density lipoprotein (LDL) out of the arteries.
A 2021 study looking at the diet of more than 1.4 million people over 30 years found that those who ate more red meat had a higher incidence of heart disease. What does this research mean for you, your diet, and your heart health?
ACE inhibitors are a class of medication used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and other cardiovascular conditions. While beneficial for many cardiovascular conditions, some contraindications to the medication exist.
March marks National Nutrition Month. Proper nutrition remains important, not only for our physical health, but for our mental health, memory, and ability to comprehend. Here are five easy things you can do to improve your nutrition.
February is American Heart Month. American Heart Month aims to spread awareness through education and advocacy on how to maintain a healthy heart, reduce your risk for heart disease, and live a healthy lifestyle.
February is American Heart Month and a good time to start incorporating heart care into your self-care habits and routines. Learn what you can do to help keep your heart healthy and prevent heart disease.
Over 800,000 Americans have a heart attack each year. This means that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack. Knowing your risk factors can help lower your risk of having a heart attack.
According to the CDC, almost 40% of adults in the United States have high cholesterol levels. Managing your cholesterol while maintaining holiday traditions is possible. Read on for ways to keep your cholesterol levels healthy during the holidays.
Smoke from the California fires drifted over much of the U.S., affecting the air quality as far away as Washington, D.C. Air pollution is associated with numerous health issues, including heart attacks, worsened asthma symptoms, and an increase in COVID-19 deaths.
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of heart arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat). Over two million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation, and it is estimated that over 12 million Americans will have atrial fibrillation by 2030.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects nearly 1 in every 3 adults in the United States. Hypertension is often referred to as the “silent killer,” because for the most part, hypertension doesn’t have any warning signs or symptoms. You might not even know you have it. If left untreated, hypertension increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). So when is high blood pressure too high?
February has been designated as American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it — both at home and in the community. It’s a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.
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