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Maintaining Your Heart Health At Home

Being stuck at home doesn’t mean paying any less attention to your heart health. Here’s how to maintain your health during quarantine. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are spending much more time at home. For many people who kept regular exercise or workout routines at gyms and other facilities, the new at-home…

Learn the Symptoms of a Silent Heart Attack

  Silent heart attacks don’t involve the typical symptoms, but they can still be life-threatening. Learn how to detect and prevent a silent heart attack.  There’s a lot of misunderstanding about what a heart attack actually feels like. Many people think heart attacks are announced by intense chest pain — but heart attacks are often…

Study Finds Another Heart Health Benefit of Plant Based Diets

A recent study has shown that plant-based diets can reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by altering your gut microbiome. Plant-based diets have long been recommended to patients who have had heart attacks or other heart problems. In recent years, we have started seeing more and more concrete evidence suggesting that plant-based diets truly…

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Evening Eating May Cause Worsened Heart Health

It’s not just what you eat — it’s when. A new study suggests consuming meals late at night may harm our cardiovascular health. Is eating later in the evening dangerous to your heart? A new study concludes that when we consume most of our calories can be just as harmful to our cardiovascular health as…

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Tips for a Heart Healthy Holiday

The holidays are a time for food, family, and fun — but don’t forget your heart health! Try these tips to have a heart-healthy holiday.The holidays are a time for food, family, and fun — but don’t forget your heart health! Try these tips to have a heart-healthy holiday. The holiday season is full of…

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Could Man’s Best Friend Improve Your Heart Health?

New studies reveal that adopting a dog can improve your heart health. Here’s what we know. For years, dogs have been man’s best friend. Our furry companions offer unconditional love, reduce our stress, and, according to two recently published studies, they might also have a positive impact on our heart health.   The studies from the…

Heart Problems in Young Athletes

Though it’s very rare, it’s not unheard of for young athletes to unexpectedly die of heart conditions. Here’s what to know and how to prevent this tragedy. It’s very rare for young athletes to die from unexpected heart complications — but in exceptional cases, it does happen. For parents of young athletes, these headline-making stories…