Heart Health - Management

Susan Hayne

Susan was diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes in her late 40's, but ironically, the diagnosis gave her the ability to enjoy and live life.

Dan Doty

Cancer is very scary condition. Whether it happens to you or a loved one, it is always difficult to deal with. Here is Dan's story, an ex-Marine who was able to take this on, in addition to other health scares.

Irregular Heartbeat, Surgery, and Risk of Stroke

What you need to know.

5 Steps to Get on Track After a Heart Attack

These habits will help you regain your health after a heart attack.

Men with Baldness at the Crown May Be More Prone to Heart Disease

Studies have shown a link between specific patterns of male baldness and the development of coronary heart disease. However, there isn't a clear explanation for the association. Should you be concerned?

5 Heart-Healthy Ways to Prepare Chicken

Chicken is on just about every list of heart-healthy foods, but if you don't prepare it correctly, you risk damaging its reputation for being low in calories, fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol.

5 Heart-Healthy Ways to Use Garlic

It's tough to beat the health benefits of garlic—it fights inflammation, cancer, hypertension, and even has anti-coagulating properties. Read on for delicious ways to incorporate more garlic into your diet.

5 Heart-Healthy Ways to Enjoy Kale

Kale is a versatile, nutrient-packed powerhouse that may be the healthiest food in your fridge. Learn how to enjoy this dark green oxidant-fighting machine.

High Cholesterol May Promote the Growth of Breast Cancer

New research from Duke University Medical Center finds a byproduct of cholesterol may be linked to the growth and spread of breast cancer. But are cholesterol-lowering drugs the answer?

Tofu: Perfect Health Food...or Not?

As a soy food, tofu is a terrific source of vegetable protein. But in addition to helping to prevent certain health problems, it may actually cause some others.

Keep Your Heart Healthy in Every Season

Heat, humidity, and bitter cold can be difficult for anyone. But if you have a heart condition, changes in the weather can be downright dangerous. Learn how to keep your ticker safe.

What Type of Body Fat Is Most Dangerous?

More than one third of adults and nearly one in five children are obese. However, not all fat is created equal.

Do You Have Too Much of This Type of Fat?

Excess abdominal fat, especially visceral fat, may be a risk factor for some serious health problems. Fortunately, you can take measures to improve your health. Here's how.

Secondary Hypertension: Get the Facts

Could your high blood pressure be a side effect of another medical condition? Learn more about this form of hypertension.

Diet, Bacteria, and Your Heart

The foods you eat can end up hardening your arteries, but not in the way you think.

Thick Blood: What Are the Risks?

People with thicker (more viscous) blood have a higher chance of heart problems and even type 2 diabetes. Learn more about the connection.

Air Pollution May Up Your Cardio Risk

Did you know your surroundings could increase your chances of suffering a heart attack or stroke? Here's why.

Angioplasty: What to Expect

It's a minimally-invasive procedure performed for the purpose of opening narrow or blocked arteries. Here's the info you need.

Is It Heart Valve Disease?

According to the American Heart Association, approximately 5 million Americans develop heart valve disease (HVD) each year. Here are the different types of HVD along with risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.

The Skinny on Omega-3 Fatty Acids

ALA. DHA. EPA. We spell out the differences between these essential fatty acids.

Snoring May Mean Serious Health Risks

New study suggests snoring may be more than just a nuisance. Read on to learn about its connection to heart attack and stroke.

Get a Great Workout in the Water

Water-related exercise is easy on the body and burns calories, too. Here's how to make a splash.

Health Benefits of the Prickly Pear Cactus

Here are a few healthy reasons to try this fruit, vegetable, and flower all wrapped into one.

Transient Ischemic Attacks: What You Need to Know

Sometimes referred to as "mini strokes," TIAs are temporary and cause no permanent damage. But they can be a warning sign of bigger problems to come.

6 Life-Changing Medical Breakthroughs on the Horizon

From the harvesting of stem cells without embryos to a pill that delays aging, we've rounded up a few of medicine's amazing advances coming down the pike.

The Health Benefits of Grape Seed Extract

A byproduct of the wine-making process, this supplement possesses powerful antioxidant power.

Why Your Healthy Habits May Not Protect Your Heart

Doing everything right when it comes to heart health? You may still be at risk for cardiovascular disease. Here's why.

5 Things to Look for in an Online Pharmacy

Shopping online for your prescription medications can save you time and money. Here's how to ensure you have a positive experience.

Is Heartburn the Same As GERD?

Heartburn is a symptom of GERD. And there’s more to know about how these conditions are distinct.

Your Quick Guide to Cholesterol Meds

Armed with this information, work with your doctor to determine the best medications for your needs.
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