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Are You Undermining Your Health by Eating These 7 Foods That Cause Inflammation?

The foods you eat can seriously impact inflammation levels in your body. Some foods help to quell out-of-control inflammation while others fan the flames. In this article, we’ll discuss how to reduce inflammation in the body, the health risks of...

The High Blood Pressure Heart Disease Connection

High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) occurs when blood pressure is consistently too high. When the heart beats, it pumps blood through arteries, veins, and capillaries. This pressure is the result of two forces: the systolic pressure, which occurs as...

Cardiovascular Disease: Causes, Treatment, Prevention

Heart disease, otherwise known as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is a silent killer that affects more unsuspecting people than any other health complication. Heart disease risk factors and symptoms can be insidious and, without proper education or medical care, can go...

How to Prevent and Possibly Reverse Arteriosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis. Big, scary word that means something is wrong with the heart, right? Yes, arteriosclerosis has to do with heart health, and yes, it can seem like an intimidating medical word. But it doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here...

Atrial Fibrillation: Irregular Heartbeat and Its Risks

Many influences can cause your heart rate to speed up or feel like it skips a beat. Nerves, anxiety, and even diet can all cause the occasional heart skip or flutter. But if you find that interruptions in your normal...

How to Prevent and Treat Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a heart disease that afflicts millions of Americans each year and is responsible for close to 16% of all deaths globally. For most people, mild-to-severe symptoms of coronary artery disease occur later in life, but...

Heart Disease: The #1 Leading Cause of Death

Heart disease is synonymous with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and encompasses a cluster of diseases as well as related complications of the heart and/or blood vessels. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and kills over 600,000 Americans yearly....

6 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How to prevent heart disease? Some risk factors are connected to family history and genetics, but others depend on...

Heart Attack Triggers: Know What to Watch For

One million heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions (MI), occur each year in the United States. Fifteen percent of these heart attacks result in death. People suffer heart attacks when the heart’s muscle tissue is damaged permanently due to lack of...

Signs of Early Heart Disease

Your heart delivers oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the body's cells—when this vital organ is not pumping as well as it should be, heart failure occurs. Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart muscle cannot pump enough...

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