Is More Exercise Better For Your Heart? Maybe.

Regular, moderate exercise is great for your heart health — but some studies indicate that high-intensity exercise may have diminishing returns.  Experts all agree that exercise is good for the heart — but there’s room for debate surrounding how much exercise you need. Time and again, studies show that a regular amount of moderate exercise…

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Heart-Healthy Habits from Home

Staying indoors because of the pandemic? Don’t neglect your heart health. As COVID-19 infections continue to rise in the U.S., many states and cities have begun to issue stricter stay-at-home orders. Although these restrictions will protect you from contracting the coronavirus, these rules could be harmful to your heart if you don’t take special care…

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Study Shows More Americans Have Hypertension

A shocking new study finds that more Americans than ever before are struggling with high blood pressure. Here’s what you need to know. When your heart pumps blood through your veins, the pressure that your blood puts on your arterial walls is called blood pressure. When your blood pressure is too high, it’s called hypertension.…

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How Does COVID-19 Affect The Heart?

New research suggests cardiovascular damage can be a serious complication of COVID-19.  It’s now well-known that COVID-19 primarily affects the respiratory system. However, as doctors and scientists learn more about how the virus affects the body, they’re discovering it also has serious consequences for heart health. A recent study published in JAMA Cardiology revealed that…

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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…

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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…

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