Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about different heart related conditions, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Lifting weights for less than an hour a week can cut your risk of heart attack or stroke by up to 70 percent, according to a study.
In a large study evaluating the effects of vitamin D and omega-3 (fish oil) supplements on heart disease and cancer risk, researchers found few benefits.
Research has shown that compounds found in cocoa can help promote heart health by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol and increasing blood vessel flexibility.
A 10-minute test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will recover up to three years later.
Beta blockers, the class of drugs that helps control heart rhythm, treat angina, and reduce high blood pressure, are safe to use in the first trimester of pregnancy and are not associated with a significant risk of birth defects.
High blood pressure often requires multiple medications, but they could be combined into one pill to simplify treatment plans.
An older adult's ability to think, remember, and make decisions can be diminished in the first month following heart valve surgery.
In a comprehensive analysis, researchers didn't find enough evidence to change current guidelines for prescribing statins based on other potential benefits.
Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.
Lisa Nelson RD provides step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so you live life and enjoy your family for years to come.