Category Archives for Heart Disease

5 Heart Health Myths that are Dangerously Wrong

Blood pressure

There are so many myths out there about your health. You’ve heard the classic: Wait 30 minutes after eating to swim. We all know that’s not true! Did you know that there are other health myths that are just as ridiculous but are widely believed? Read these 5 heart health myths that are dangerously wrong! […]

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Heart Failure in Young Adults Increasing

Family doctor check heart rate of a young mother

Recent rises of Heart Failure in young adults have doctors concerned. Heart Failure refers to the heart not pumping enough blood for the body’s needs. (Contrary to what people often think, it does not mean your heart has stopped beating.) It is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over 65, but now hospitals are […]

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Heart Disease Risk Factors

An elderly Indian man with heart problems

There are so many heart disease risk factors it’s hard to keep them all straight. Some are beyond your control, like family history. Others are within your sphere of influence, lifestyle choices you can start making today. No matter what, it’s important to know what the factors are and what to keep a close watch on […]

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