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Steven Kang, M.D., is a general cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist who believes that the best way to treat heart disease is to prevent it. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, and High Cholesterol.
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A regular exercise habit helps to control weight, lower stress levels, and improve your blood pressure profile.
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As Isabel Vinueza was being rushed to the hospital after experiencing sudden numbness in the right side of her body, blurry vision, and confusion, she thought to herself, “How dramatic.” Isabel was just 26 years old and not feeling any pain, didn’t t...
Indulging in a yogurt everyday could do wonders to your blood pressure risk.
Here’s how cutting meat from your diet can make a difference in your cholesterol levels.
A study from the American Heart Association’s journal found that more exercise was better in preventing heart failure.
Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in foods and in your body. Triglyceride levels should be below 200 mg/dL — they become high-risk above 500 mg/dL.
The cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) comes from a low growing vine plant that predominantly is found on the eastern seaboard of the US from New England down as far south as the Carolinas. The US is the largest producer of commercial cranberries prov...