While there are things we can't control when it comes to the health of our heart, there are other factors we can control, like our diet, that can decrease the chances of us getting heart disease. While our diet can be hard to change, the small sacrifices and adjustments we make can have monumental impacts.
February is National Heart Month, and an increased awareness amongst all women when it comes to heart health will help us significantly drop the frightening statistics of heart disease in women.
With the new year approaching, it's time to get serious about our heart health. Making a few health-centered changes can enable you to avoid a heart condition called metabolic syndrome.
Unfortunately, strokes are the third leading cause of death for women, compared to it being the fifth leading cause of death for men. Especially for women, it’s important to guard yourself with information and know the symptoms and how to be proactive to reduce your chances.
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.
Whether you call it love handles, a spare tire or a muffin top, no one likes that extra fat around the middle of the abdomen. Belly fat is stubborn, hard to get rid of and may actually indicate an increased risk for heart disease.
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. It's key to a heart-healthy lifestyle.
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.
Many people don’t realize that heart disease is the number one killer of Americans each year. What they also don’t realize is that it can largely be prevented by simple lifestyle changes. Read to learn more about heart disease and what you can do to prevent it.
February is American Heart Month and Go Red for Women month. Learn more about how heart disease affects women and what your personal risk factors may be.