Life lessons from the native tribe with the healthiest hearts in the world

By | 2019-07-09T21:31:14-04:00 July 9th, 2019|Breaking Health News, Cardiovascular Health|

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta A few years ago, I read reports of an indigenous tribe living deep in the Amazon rainforest whose members had hardly any evidence of heart disease. In fact, the researchers concluded after a year-long study that the Tsimane, as they are called, had the healthiest hearts in the world, a title previously held by Japanese women. Preventing heart disease is a topic I think about all the [...]

Heart Disease Facts

By | 2019-02-10T22:21:49-05:00 February 10th, 2019|Cardiovascular Health|

As plaque builds up in the arteries of a person with heart disease, the inside of the arteries begins to narrow, which lessens or blocks the flow of blood. Plaques can also rupture (break open) and when they do a blood clot can form on the plaque, blocking the flow of blood. Learn more about heart disease and its risk factors. It’s important for everyone to know the facts about heart disease Cdc-pdf[PDF-243K]. [...]

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke

By | 2019-01-10T10:28:34-05:00 January 10th, 2019|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise|

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke Stroke prevention can start today. Protect yourself and avoid stroke, regardless of your age or family history. Updated: August 22, 2018 Published: June, 2013 What can you do to prevent stroke? Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or other close relative who has had a stroke. You can't reverse the years or change [...]

One cardiologist’s mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol

By | 2019-01-08T11:21:52-05:00 January 8th, 2019|Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise|

One cardiologist's mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol By Dr. Elizabeth Klodas Updated 5:39 AM ET, Tue January 8, 2019 Dr. Elizabeth Klodas is a practicing cardiologist in Minneapolis and the creator of Step One Foods. This piece represents her views and not necessarily those of CNN. (CNN)High cholesterol? Here's a pill. High blood pressure? Here's two pills. High blood sugar? Here's two pills and an injection. This is what many doctors [...]

Heart failure and salt: The great debate

By | 2019-01-03T09:19:53-05:00 January 3rd, 2019|Cardiovascular Health|

Heart failure and salt: The great debate POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018, 10:30 AM James Januzzi, MD Contributor Nasrien Ibrahim, MD Contributor “Let there be work, bread, water, and salt for all.” — Nelson Mandela Salt: without it, food can seem tasteless. It is the reason sea water burns our eyes and skin. Some people enjoy salt water baths. Is it good for us? Is it not? Do we really know? In [...]

6 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

By | 2018-11-07T10:40:54-05:00 November 7th, 2018|Cardiovascular Health, Health News, Tips & Research|

6 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore IN THIS ARTICLE Weakness in Your Arms and Legs Chest Pain Tenderness and Pain in the Back of Your Lower Leg Blood in Your Urine Wheezing Suicidal Thoughts Most aches and pains are rarely a big deal. But there are a few critical symptoms that you should have checked out as soon as possible. See your doctor if you have any of these things. Weakness in [...]

Slash ALL Your Critical Numbers and Save Your Life with a Single (Bitter) Pill

By | 2018-10-29T09:30:04-04:00 October 29th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Health News, Tips & Research|

HSI Health Sciences Institute Vol. 19, No. 6 by Michele Cagan Your risk of heart attack—in the near future—may be much greater than you think.  If you have either type 2 diabetes OR high blood pressure, you’re more than twice as likely to suffer a cardiac event.  That risk jumps to eight times greater—an 800% increase—if you have both. And when those two are combined with cholesterol problems, you face a 1900% [...]

Study: A Daily Baby Aspirin Has No Benefit For Healthy Older People

By | 2018-09-17T13:30:52-04:00 September 17th, 2018|Breaking Health News, Cardiovascular Health|

September 16, 2018·10:00 AM ET   Rob Stein Daily low-dose aspirin can be of help to older people with an elevated risk for a heart attack. But for healthy older people, the risk outweighs the benefit.    Many healthy Americans take a baby aspirin every day to reduce their risk of having a heart attack, getting cancer and even possibly dementia. But is it really a good idea? Results released Sunday [...]

7 Signs You Have Too Many Toxins In Your Life

By | 2018-09-14T11:05:28-04:00 September 14th, 2018|Anti-Aging, Brain Health, Cardiovascular Health|

By Britta Aragon May 13, 2014 You think you’re healthy, but you don’t feel vibrant. You struggle to find the energy to get through the day. You’re irritable. Your stomach isn’t acting right. And all those headaches! These types of ailments affect many of us in our daily lives. They’re not serious enough to warrant a trip to the doctor — or maybe you tried only to be told there was [...]

Daily Toxin Intake: Just How Many Toxins Are You Accumulating?

By | 2018-09-14T10:48:55-04:00 September 14th, 2018|Anti-Aging, Brain Health, Cardiovascular Health|

BY ELIZABETH RENTER POSTED ON DECEMBER 30, 2013 There are chemicals in our food, our water, the air we breathe, the clothing we wear, the carpet we walk on, and the plastics that surround us. In all honesty, the term “chemical” could apply to nearly any compound, but we aren’t talking about the benign harmless ones. Instead, we are talking about the toxins that we come in contact with and absorb each and [...]

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