While you're making an effort to eat healthy foods, get more exercise and generally live a healthier life to protect yourself from heart disease, there may be some sneaky factors leaving you with a soaring risk that you didn't even know about.
From eating too many healthy foods, to exercising too much, cleaning your home and earning below what you think you're worth, your entire life is puttin... ››› more
If you pride yourself on being able to function every day on only six hours of sleep, you might want to rethink your health.
Sleeping is not only about your brain function and your ability to concentrate. It has a huge effect on another important part of your health: Your heart.
Experts say, sleeping six hours or less a night is so detrimental to your heart health it'll leave you with dise... ››› more
If you have heart problems, your doctor has probably told you that you need to start exercising to strengthen your heart. And while it may seem like the strain of exercise is any thing but good for your heart, it's an essential part of maintaining your current health and improving that of your heart.
But you can't just put on your takkies and start sprinting down the road. Your heart won't lik... ››› more
If you, like many of us, live and work in a bustling city, you've probably got some stress in your life. Whether it's getting the kids to school on time every morning, sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic to and from work, chasing deadlines for your job, stress is a pretty normal thing for you.
But while you think stress keeps you motivated, it may not be doing the same for the inner workings o... ››› more
When you look in the mirror and see bulges of fat in places you wish were less bulgy, you're usually more inclined to do something about it. You'll go on a diet or increase the amount of exercise you do so you can metabolise more fat.
But have you ever stood in front of the mirror and thought about trying to lose the fat you can't see?
We thought not!
And it's a mistake many people mak... ››› more
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks can be deadly, warn researchers. The high volume of caffeine, sugar, plant sources of energy like guarana and alcohol cause heart problems.
And despite the numerous articles posted about the threats on your health after drinking these types of drinks, youngsters still continue to do so. In fact, the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control report around 37% o... ››› more
After battling health issues for the past few years, poet, author and Civil Rights activist, Dr Maya Angelou is finally at rest.
At the age of 86, she died of heart problems, says her publicist Helen Brann. Friends, fans and colleagues took to Twitter to express their sadness. JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series posted this Maya Angelou quote: "If you are always trying to be normal,... ››› more
It's a known fact that if you have a gut disorder, your heart attack risk is 37% higher compared to people who are healthier. This because of the higher rate of inflammation in your system, something closely linked to heart problems.
Now a Danish study found something even more shocking about the link between your gut and heart problem risk.
Over 23,000 patients with Irritable Bowel Diseas... ››› 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
Uncontrolled type 2 diabetes is like a ticking time bomb inside your body. It's a disease that affects every organ in your system and it's just a matter of time before the clock reaches 00:00. And this could be fatal.
Do you see how important it is to properly manage your health when you're a diabetic? And it's easier than you thought possible to do so!
All you need to do is keep a log o... ››› more
Disclaimer: Copyright 2021, Fleet Street Publications. The information contained herein is obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents of this publication. We do research all our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but we disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found in this publication. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by means of electronic or mechanical, including recording , photocopying, or via a computerised or electric storage or retrieval system without permission granted in writing from the publishers.