Just as the name suggests, lung disease is any of a number of disorders that impact the lungs. You have two lungs which are the main organs responsible for the process of breathing.
No matter how much attention you pay to important women’s health issues, if you avoid your heart health, you could be setting yourself up for heart disease or cardiovascular disorders.
As May is Stroke Awareness Month, there’s no better time than the present to learn about stroke risk factors, and symptoms in women.
Did you know that 47% of Americans have at least one of three major risk factors leading to heart disease? Heart disease is the number one cause of death, and yet most people are more cautious about cancer development.
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.