What Causes High Blood Pressure?

What Causes High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is often referred to as the “silent killer.” How much do you really know about this common condition? High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is when the force of blood moving through the arteries is higher than normal. Your arteries carry blood from the heart to your organs and tissues. Most of…

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Can Probiotics Help My Heart Health?

Can Probiotics Help My Heart Health?

We all know that a healthy diet can lead to a healthy heart, but can probiotics take a leading role in combating heart disease? They just actually might.  Everyone’s looking to have a healthier heart. After all, a healthy heart is essential to a healthy life. Given that heart disease is the most common cause…

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Am I Having a Heart Attack or a Heart Failure?

A heart attack and heart failure may seem similar, but they have some distinct differences. Understanding those differences could help save your life.  It can sometimes feel like all you ever hear about are the dangers of heart disease. That isn’t all that surprising. After all, heart disease — which covers a variety of conditions…

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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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