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How Heart Healthy Is Your State?

How Heart Healthy Is Your State?

Your environment may play a role in your overall health. Do you know how heart healthy is your state? Let’s find out which state is the healthiest. In addition to personal suffering, heart disease causes financial hardship – over $219 billion dollars per year,...
What Makes Cholesterol High?

What Makes Cholesterol High?

There are several things that can contribute to high cholesterol. But what makes it high? Learn more below. We know too much cholesterol is bad for you, but what is it exactly? It’s a type of lipid, waxy, fat-like substance that produces in your liver. It’s essential...
What Does An ACE Inhibitor Do for Blood Pressure?

What Does An ACE Inhibitor Do for Blood Pressure?

ACE inhibitors are drugs used to treat high blood pressure, but how does it work? What does an ACE inhibitor do? Let’s find out. High blood pressure (or hypertension) affects 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. and millions of people around the world. There are multiple ways to...
Middle Age High Blood Pressure Can Damage the Brain

Middle Age High Blood Pressure Can Damage the Brain

According to some recent studies, middle age high blood pressure can damage the brain and cause cognitive decline. In a recent study published in December in the journal Hypertension, hypertension during middle age (ages 40-60) may affect brain health. While...
Yoga for Cholesterol: Does it Help?

Yoga for Cholesterol: Does it Help?

Is cholesterol a big concern for you? You’ve probably looked into all kinds of treatments, but did you know that yoga might be a solution? Yes, downward dog and child’s pose might help you improve your cholesterol! Let’s look at yoga for cholesterol, does it...