Every year you are faced with the decision to get your flu shot, or not. While shots are never a welcomed experience, there are many benefits to the flu shot.
During the holidays, having a cold heart is a popular metaphor for lacking compassion and a loving spirit. Like so many, this metaphor contains an element of truth. Studies have revealed that cold weather affects our physical hearts and can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart attack.
Unfortunately, dementia and other forms of mild cognitive impairment cannot be cured once they start. But a new study may indicate there might be a way to prevent it.
Summer is an optimal time of year for those of all ages to hit the surf, go on vacation, participate in sports, and essentially spend a lot of time outdoors. When it comes to heart and cardiovascular health, patients hear time and time again how important it is to stay physically active–whether it’s brisk walking, running, or aerobics.
Ghost hunting teams attempt to prove the existence of invisible beings by collecting other visible clues and evidence. High blood pressure and hypertension are called silent killers, or invisible diseases that cause lasting damage.
In the state of Mississippi, 700,000 people have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and thousands more are at risk. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the major risks of both heart disease and stroke.
That amazing feeling you have when you wake up after a solid night of sleep is only the beginning of the benefits your body receives from restorative rest.
Women often make comments, usually in jest, about their clocks ticking. Life is passing by them by, and they’re becoming unable to meet certain milestones or accomplishments.
February is American Heart Month, a perfect opportunity to continue educating yourself on the importance of heart health and warnings signs of a heart attack.
It’s certainly not uncommon to see people donning red clothing or red hearts in February in recognition of Valentine’s Day, but this February, you should wear red for a different heart related reason.