Your doctor has warned you more times than you can count - your high stress levels are putting you at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. But has he or she ever been able to explain to you exactly how high stress can contribute to heart disease risk?
Up until now, doctors and scientists alike have been unclear on the long suspected link between high stress levels and heart disease. Howe... ››› more
For many years, people believed that drinking coffee and tea was bad for you health.
It's in fact, to the contrary!
Both of them are great for your health and they provide a variety of health benefits. In particular, we'd like to focus on how they can help you ward off heart problems.
Here's why drinking coffee and tea is good for your health…
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You've seen the labels on packets of cigarettes: “Danger, smoking causes heart problems.” Or: “Warning, smoking can kill you.”
But you've probably never seen a label on a chair or comfy couch saying: “Danger, sitting causes heart problems.”
But there should be…
The latest research coming out of Germany says that sitting for six or more hours a day is wo... ››› more
A recent study conducted by a team of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, found that negative emotions can be deadly. And one of the worst is anger.
Not only does anger have the potential to make you lose control and do things you regret, it can cause you to have a heart attack or a stroke. Frighteningly, your risk of a heart attack shoots up five times and stroke risk three... ››› more
Too much high intensity exercise might harm your health, says a recent study posted in the Heart Journal online. Especially if you're a man! It increases your risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that prevents the top part of your heart from beating in a regular rhythm. It can cause heart failure or blood clots.
There are many studies that show how good exercise is for your heart he... ››› more
Women going through menopause have an increased risk of heart attack. But studies show that it's not because of natural ageing process or hormonal changes.
In fact, it's because of a sharp increase in cholesterol! And a long-tern study on over 1,000 women showed these results were significant. This rise in cholesterol has the most dramatic chance of affecting your health as you go through men... ››› more
As you get older your heart attack risk rises. So generally, it's older women that suffer from heart problems like heart failure and heart attacks.
But don't assume that you don't have to pay attention to your heart health just because you're still young! Researchers have some compelling evidence that suggests there's no better time than right now to improve your heart health.
That's bec... ››› more
Salmon is one of the best sources of omega 3 essential fatty acids. Your body can't make them on its own but needs them for every important process it performs. And they're especially important to ward off heart problems That's why it's essential to eat good quality omega 3-containing foods daily.
But be careful of clever marketing tools when it comes to health claims about food! It could mea... ››› more
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