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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…


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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What Do Heart Attacks Feel Like For Women?

  Men and women don’t experience the same heart attack symptoms. Because women’s symptoms are more subtle, being familiar with them could save a life. Quickly recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack can be the difference between life and death. Unfortunately, most people think that heart attack symptoms such as sudden pain in the…