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Heart risks soar when we get angry

Mar 5 2014 - 9:36am
Angry outbursts can lead to heart attack within two hours

Getting angry frequently raises the chance of heart attack, stroke and heart rhythm problems. Researchers found a nearly fivefold increase in heart attacks among people who reported angry outbursts that occurred within two hours after getting mad. The finding highlights the importance for clinicians of discussing anger management with patients at high risk.

A whole diet approach to lower heart risk has more evidence than low-fat diets

Feb 10 2014 - 2:59pm
A heart healthy salad

Heart disease is a killer and poor dietary habits have been associated with heart disease. Eating high cholesterol, high fat and sugary food has been associated with increased risk for heart disease. Recent research shows there is more evidence for the benefits of a whole diet approach than for a low fat diet approach to lower cardiovascular risk.

Good News: Health care professionals are smoking less

Jan 10 2014 - 4:45pm
A smoker

Smoking remains a major killer. Even with the flood of research to confirm how dangerous smoking really is, far too many people continue to smoke. Clearly, it helps to have health care professionals set a good example by not smoking themselves. Recent research shows there may be some progress in this area as less health care professionals smoke.

Why not live longer? Join the fight against heart disease and stroke

Dec 27 2013 - 10:20am
A heart attack sufferer

Heart disease and stroke are killing off Americans faster than bullets in overseas wars. We would like to think that with all of the media hype surrounding the need for healthier lifestyles and better nutrition to fight heart disease and stroke that we would be seeing dramatic improvements in dealing with these conditions

Mediterranean Sofrito is a Delicious Way to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Nov 19 2013 - 9:42pm
Sofrito

A simple intervention like eating Mediterranean Sofrito could help lower your risk of heart disease. What's in the food that's so heart healthy?

Nutritional approaches to preventing heart disease are often very successful. Recent research points to Mediterranean sofrito as offering a tasty option to help you prevent heart disease.

Will doctors embrace new statin and heart attack prevention guidelines?

Nov 12 2013 - 9:02pm
Heart attack treatment medication

For years doctors have been focused on specific cholesterol numbers to help patients prevent initial and recurrent heart attack. New guidelines mean only those at high risk will be recommended to take the drugs. So how will doctors decide who is at high risk?

For years doctors have been focused on specific cholesterol numbers to help patients prevent initial and recurrent heart attack. New guidelines mean only those at high risk will be recommended to take the drugs. So how will doctors decide who is at high risk? More importantly what are physicians already saying about changes?

6 Shockingly Easy Ways to Prevent Heart Attack Includes New Discovery

Nov 3 2013 - 1:56pm
Six easy drug-free steps to lower your risk of heart attack

If you have a family or personal history of heart disease you might be interested in these six shockingly easy ways to protect yourself from a heart attack that does not require taking any drugs or even exercise. One finding shows brushing your teeth can help stave off heart attack in findings that are new.

You can prevent heart disease without Aspirin

Oct 24 2013 - 5:11pm
Heart healthy fish and vegetables

In recent years there has been a press hype which has made a daily aspirin appear to be a miracle drug which can prevent cardiovascular disease. The aggressive manners in which aspirin therapy has been suggested makes it out to appear as if taking aspirin is as safe as drinking fresh water. However, there can be dangerous side effects to taking aspirin regularly and therefore caution is suggested when taking this drug.

Surprise finding shows popular antioxidant could undo exercise benefits

Jul 24 2013 - 9:49am
Resveratrol supplement could harm heart health finds surprising study.

Antioxidants are promoted for their health benefits and marketers are making a fortune tell us how we need to add more antioxidants to our diet. One such example is resveratrol that comes from red wine and grapes. A new study shows resveratrol can ham the heart. Before you go reaching for the latest antioxidant berry juice at the grocers, consider the fact that there is no hard evidence that we should be consuming antioxidants all day long anyway.

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