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Is Weightlifting Good For Your Heart?

Is Weightlifting Good For Your Heart?

Is weightlifting good for your heart? Most people are aware that any type of cardio exercise is beneficial to the cardiovascular system. However, recent research suggests that lifting weights or doing resistance training for an hour or less per week is enough to...
Excess Belly Fat and Heart Health

Excess Belly Fat and Heart Health

Even if a person is at a normal weight, if they have excess belly fat they are at a higher risk for developing heart disease. The belly is usually the first place that someone deposits fat. People who are overweight, but don’t have excess belly fat probably have more...
Restless Leg Syndrome and Your Heart

Restless Leg Syndrome and Your Heart

Restless legs syndrome is that common, strange condition where you lie down at night and can’t help but feel like you need to move your legs. For many, no matter how hard they try to hold still, they just can’t get comfortable and struggle to fall asleep. If you...
Defending Against Joint Pain

Defending Against Joint Pain

In the United States, 23% of all adults, or over 54 million people, have arthritis. There are also many people who suffer from joint pain due to injuries. Here are a few joint pain relief ideas. What causes joint pain? Over time, cartilage wears down and depletes...
Healthy Arteries

Healthy Arteries

The key to having healthy arteries is to keep them clear of dangerous plaque buildup. Plaque forms when cholesterol lodges in the arterial walls. “Making plaque disappear is not possible, but we can shrink and stabilize it,” says cardiologist Dr. Christopher Cannon....