Here I begin a multi-part series on a very critical subject: your blood pressure. High blood pressure is a very serious risk factor for a litany of health problems, not the least of which is heart disease.
Let’s begin with the fine points, so w... Read More
People with heart disease may not be able to compensate for their bodies’ higher demand for oxygen when inhaling cold air. This means that snow shoveling and other activities are dangerous for some people. And that is a piece of health advice n... Read More
In part three of this vitamin C series, let’s take a look at a burning question. Can this famous nutrient help prevent heart disease? Plus, read on to find out 12 other uses of vitamin C on top of those explored in this series.
Patients with ha... Read More
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Western countries. Once you suffer from a heart event like a heart attack or stroke, your life can be dramatically changed. Prevention rather than treatment of heart disease is the best way to pr... Read More
Over six million U.S. adults suffer from heart failure. But this piece of health news is not focused on the negative — but rather the positive. While heart failure has become more common over time, there are signs that deaths from it have not a... Read More
The finale of this three-part look at the alternative cure coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) addresses whether this supplement can help people who have suffered a heart attack or who need to undergo cardiac surgery.
A heart attack (called a “myocardial inf... Read More
Yoga and meditation have been practiced in India for thousands of years. In the last few decades, these two practices have flourished in North America. Yoga studios have popped up between bars and restaurants on main streets and meditation classes ar... Read More
In part two of my look at the benefits of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), I hone in on congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. Let’s see what the evidence suggests.
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is when the heart can’t pump enough blood... Read More