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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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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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Weightlifting and a Healthy Heart

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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 significantly reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke. In fact, scientists have found that small amounts […]

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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 muscle which doesn’t increase the risk […]

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High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

More than 102 million American adults have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dl which is considered unhealthy. Approximately 35 million of these people have levels of 240 mg/dl or higher putting them at high risk for heart disease. Some cholesterol is necessary for your body to thrive. However, if your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) […]

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L-arginine and Blood Pressure

L-arginine and Blood Pressure

Fighting high blood pressure seems like a never-ending battle. Without taking the right steps, it can also be dangerous. More and more folks are beginning to realize l-arginine can offer significant help with it comes to the fight against high blood pressure. Recommended: Learn More About Getting Blood Pressure Support with L-arginine Plus® Keep reading […]

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Increase Nitric Oxide, Surprising Benefits of this Key Molecule

Increase Nitric Oxide

When it comes to our health as we age, there is one molecule worth paying a little more attention to. Nitric oxide. Nitric oxide (NO) is one of the most important molecules for blood vessel and therefore cardiovascular health. For this reason and others, supplements that increase nitric oxide in the body are some of […]

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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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How to Keep a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle at Your Summer Celebrations

Heart Healthy Summer

Summer is here! To many people, summer means vacations, spending time at the pool or beach, family reunions, barbeques, boating, camping, tennis, golf, and other recreational activities. Here are some tips for you and your family to have a heart-healthy summer: Hydrate! Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to avoid dehydration. […]

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