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Top 10 Beverages That Lower Your Risk of a Heart Attack
It seems supermarket shelves are brimming over with a plethora of different beverages, and as a result making a heart-healthy choice can be particularly challenging! So, what really makes for the perfect healthy drink?
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- Ten Things to Do After An Angina Diagnosis Angina is chest pain that occurs when a portion of your heart is not receiving enough blood. This lack of blood flow to the heart is usually caused by coronary artery disease - a build up of plaque in the arteries, which reduces the amount of blood flowing to your heart.
What We Learned This Week: August 24th, 2012
Enjoy HealthCentral's picks of five interesting, thrilling, frightening and amusing health stories we found this week.
Healthy Foods That Get a Bad Rap
Sometimes it’s tough to know what food is good for you and what’s not. One week a certain food item is deemed a super food, the next it’s criticized as unhealthy, maybe based on the results of a not-so-methodical study that may have been funded by a competing food organization. Here's a list of some of the more recent foods that have wrongly received a bad rap.
Common Misconceptions About Atrial Fibrillation
An estimated 2.5 million Americans suffer from irregular heartbeats, also known as atrial fibrillation. However, this condition is often misunderstood. Take a minute to raise your awareness of this important cardiovascular condition that is on the rise.
How to Manage Atrial Fibrillation
Understanding atrial fibrillation will allow you to communicate your needs to your family, friends, and healthcare providers. Knowing how to manage atrial fibrillation will empower you to live your life healthier, happier, and with less worry.
How to Make Meaningful Resolutions and Stick to Them
A new year brings new goals, and whether you stuck with your resolutions last year, the fact that you're aiming for self-improvement - and have hope that this year will be better - is a good thing. In that spirit, here are six tips to get you on your way to keeping your commitments.
Foods That Will Help You Reverse Your Heart Disease
The key to helping heal your heart is to choose foods that will reduce inflammation, which is one of the root causes of plaque build-up in your arteries. Here's a list of good heart-healing, artery-clearing foods.
Five New Ways You Can Improve Your Cardiovascular Health
Researchers have been documenting some interesting findings lately related to improving heart health. Here are five small changes you can make today.
Steps Every Menopausal Woman Should Take to Protect Her Heart
Approximately 35,000 women in the United States have a heart attack each year. However, there is an overall increase in the number of heart attacks that strike women that happen a decade after menopause. While menopause doesn't cause cardiovascular disease, it does mark a time when certain risk factors increase. So, what can you do to boost your cardiovascular health? Here are some suggestions.
5 Reasons to Add More Fiber to Your Diet
The average daily fiber intake among U.S. adults is lower than the American Heart Association's recommendation of at least 25 grams per day. And this could be playing a role in the increases in cases of chronic conditions. Read on to see how raising your fiber intake could help reduce your risk.
6 Questions to Ask When Treating Atrial Fibrillation
Once you are diagnosed with A-fib, it's important to speak with your doctor about your symptoms and treatment plan, if necessary. Here are six questions and answers to help get you started.
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