Anti-smoking drug doesn’t trigger heart disease, depression

  New study has revealed that a highly effective 'anti-smoking' drug doesn't increase the risks of heart attack and depression as previously thought. The University of Edinburgh researchers say doctors can prescribe varenicline, also known as Champix or ChantixTM, more widely to help people stop smoking. Varenicline is the most effective medication to help smokers […]

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New US Guidelines Will Lift Limits on Dietary Cholesterol

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Many Americans are still under the false impression that eating cholesterol-rich foods will cause your cholesterol levels to skyrocket and increase your risk of heart disease. Many also avoid healthy animal foods like butter, grass-fed beef, and eggs because the cholesterol they contain has been vilified by conventional nutritionists working off of public-health agency guidelines. […]

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Excess sitting linked to coronary artery calcification, an early indicator of heart problems

Sitting for many hours per day is associated with increased coronary artery calcification, a marker of subclinical heart disease that can increase the risk of a heart attack, according to research scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology's 64th Annual Scientific Session in San Diego. Coronary artery disease is the most common type […]

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High Blood Pressure 101

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Knowing about your body can be very beneficial to your health as you age. Knowing about your blood pressure can help prevent strokes, heart disease and kidney disease. In this article you will find everything you should know about your blood pressure. Anyone can have high blood pressure. It doesn't matter your age, race, ethnicity […]

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Common Cardio Exercise-Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines

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Common Cardio Exercise|Workout Mistakes On Cardio Machines Cardio Exercise Machines – Common Cardio Workout Mistakes Cardio exercise machine workouts are great and fun for burning excess body fat and building good cardiovascular health. These exercises not only help to burn body fat fast it will also strengthen your heart and lungs and thus reducing your […]

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Researchers study magnetic brain stimulation

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Researchers study magnetic brain stimulation to improve symptoms after stroke During a stroke, the blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is blocked by a clot, called an ischemic stroke, or ruptures, known as a hemorrhagic stroke, depriving part of the brain from blood and oxygen. This leads to brain cell … […]

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Should You Stop Taking Statins?

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Statins have been on the market for several years. These medications are used to reduce blood cholesterol levels. Currently, seven statins are on the market and commonly prescribed. This class of medicines has been among the top selling prescribed drugs in U.S history. Individuals with high cholesterol could suffer a heart attack or stroke. Since […]

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Strategies to Prevent Hypertension

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About one in three American adults have hypertension (high blood pressure), and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1, 2 hypertension is "the second greatest public health threat" in the US. About half of all with hypertension have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of more serious […]

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Latest Heart Health News

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How to improve heart health with diet Eating heart-healthy food on a regular basis is one of the best ways to prevent health issues such as high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. Along with regular exercise, knowing which foods help boost heart health — and which ones hinder it … Read more on Reno […]

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Should You Go Vegetarian to Control Your Blood Pressure?

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high blood pressure is "the second greatest public health threat" in the US, and about half of all with hypertension have uncontrolled high blood pressure.1 This increases your risk for a number of more serious health problems, including heart disease and stroke. Interestingly, 16 million […]

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