Category Archives for Cardio

How to Fix Poor Circulation

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Having good blood circulation is necessary for your body to get oxygen and nutrients to your cells and to remove waste. Poor circulation can lead to health problems – from a numbness or pain in the limbs to heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, there are many simple ways you can fix poor circulation. Causes Low […]

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Aspirin for Heart Health, Should You Take It?

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For many years, has been used for headaches and minor pains. However, some people also use it to prevent cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes. According to new studies, however, the effectiveness of aspirin against cardiovascular disease may not be as great as we once thought. The American Heart Association and American College […]

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Can a blood test predict cardiovascular disease?

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Dr. Christie Ballantyne believes that “if the first time you find out that you’re at risk for heart failure is when you actually start getting short of breath and you end up in the hospital, you probably have advanced heart disease already, and it is going to be harder to treat than if that person […]

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How Nitric Oxide Works

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What is nitric oxide? We get that question a lot as people try to understand its role in heart health. There is more information about nitric oxide than ever before, but it’s tough to know what is what. We just wanted to share a little more about how nitric oxide works for your health. Essentially, […]

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How Taking the Stairs Can Help Your Heart

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A recent study has challenged previous studies which showed that short bouts of vigorous exercise, otherwise known as, sprint interval training (SIT) are effective when performed as a single session requiring a total time commitment of approximately 10 minutes. Recommended: Learn More About How L-arginine Plus® Can Support Heart Health This study had a group […]

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Take Care of Your Heart, What Can You Do Daily?

Take Care of Your Heart

The best way you can take care of your heart is by living a healthy lifestyle.  While that may seem like it is obvious, more and more people fail to live a healthy lifestyle, and many folks aren’t exactly sure what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. In essence, living a healthy lifestyle means […]

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What Does Nitric Oxide Mean to Your Workouts?

Nitric Oxide for Workouts

If you’re working out regularly, whether it primarily a cardio workout, a strength-training workout, or a combination, you’ve probably heard of nitric oxide. Joseph Priestly first identified nitric oxide as a gas in 1772. In the 1980s, scientists started researching nitric oxide, identifying it as one of the most important biological molecules occurring, which consequently […]

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Walking and High Blood Pressure

Walking for Better Blood Pressure

It’s just a walk. Or is it? Every step you take is part of your journey to good heart health. If you pick up the pace to a brisk walk that’s even better. Recommended: Learn More about the Benefits of L-arginine Plus when it Comes to Your Blood Pressure What is the science behind walking […]

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Cold Weather and Your Heart

Cold Weather and the Heart

Cold Weather and your Heart During winter, it’s important to know the effects of cold weather on your body. You should especially be mindful if you have a heart condition. Recommended: Learn More about Protecting the Health of Your Heart with L-arginine Plus Exposure to cold weather can not only exacerbate your heart condition, but […]

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