Results for "Heart Health"

Better Me
Lipedema: A Commonly Misdiagnosed but Real Condition
For months now, you’ve been hitting the gym every day, eating right and getting plenty of rest. You’re seeing the gains you’re making in your upper body,...
Mar 10
Advise Me
Hey, Ladies! You’re Never Too Young to Focus on Heart Health
As a woman, you may be well aware of your risk for breast cancer and other female-related diseases, but what about your heart? Unfortunately, heart disease...
Feb 24
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You’ve Quit Smoking, Now What? 5 Tips to Protect Your Health
Congratulations on kicking your smoking habit! You’ve taken a huge step in improving your health and even adding years back to your life. Within minutes,...
Feb 20
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What a Cardiologist Wants You to Know About the New Heart-Healthy Diet Guidelines
For the first time in 15 years, the American Heart Association updated its guidelines for a heart-healthy diet. Amitoj Singh MD, a cardiologist at Banner...
Feb 19
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Women and Heart Disease: Know the Facts About This No. 1 Killer
When we see a heart attack victim in the movies, typically we see a middle-aged man gripping at his chest and falling to the floor in dramatic fashion....
Feb 06
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Vaping Vs. Smoking: Why One Isn’t Better Than the Other
If you’re trying to kick your smoking habit, you may have considered taking up vaping, or e-cigarettes, to ease your transition from tobacco cigarettes. More...
Jan 31 4
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Could Your Dizziness Be Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Have you ever slept through your alarm? You wake up with your heart racing. You jump out of bed and run to get ready. We’ve all had that moment of panic...
Jan 07
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Slow Heart Rate: Is This Normal or a Cause for Concern?
For most adults, a heart rate of about 60 to 100 beats a minute while at rest is considered normal. But like with many things that slow down as we age...
Jan 06
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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A Rare Heart Condition in Pregnant Women
When you become pregnant, your body undergoes lots of changes. While some of these changes are visible, like your growing belly and breasts and swollen...
Dec 27
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Angina Pectoris: Knowing When Your Chest Pain Is (and Isn’t) a Heart Attack
Do you ever feel chest pain while playing your favorite sport or while waiting nervously to present at a big meeting? Or do you ever feel chest pain while...
Nov 13