Healthy Heart Series
Participate in Your Own Heart Health
Having a healthy heart is everyone’s responsibility, but mostly our own. Your doctor can help but you have to help too. Here are some ways that you can work together to keep your body healthy.
Conclusion of The Healthy Heart Plan
The only person who can help you reduce your risk of heart disease is yourself. Yes, some heart disease is genetic but even genetics can benefit from good preventive efforts.
Can Potassium Help Your Heart?
Sodium is not good for you in large doses. It affects your blood pressure and, by extension, your heart. But, what about potassium? Can it help your heart?
Stress and Heart Disease
Into each life a little stress must fall. Stress is a part of life but, left unmanaged, it can damage your body – especially your heart. Learn about the correlation between stress and heart disease.
Eating Your Way to a Healthy Heart
You are what you eat, literally. Change what you put into your body and you will not only change the way you look but how your insides function. Here are some choices for delicious tasting foods that have less fat.
Exercise and Your Heart
As we age, every part of our bodies is affected, including our heart. Regular exercise can keep your heart strong and pumping. Exercise of all types and intensities are beneficial to your heart. Why is everyone so afraid of exercise? Just the mention makes people tense up as if they are accepting a mission to […]
The Skinny on Weight and Your Heart
Did you know that it’s your heart that will suffer under all the weight? Here are a few facts about weight and your heart.
What are Triglycerides?
You hear a lot about good cholesterol and bad cholesterol, but what about triglycerides? Is that number important? You bet it is and if you keep reading you’ll find out why.
Women and Heart Disease
Women are starting to take center stage as the risk of heart disease for them is being examined more closely. If you are a woman, learn how heart disease affects you.
5 Ways to Lower Your Risk of High Blood Pressure
Do you have high blood pressure? It is a risk factor for heart disease. Use these five methods to lower yours.