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Healthier Heart Challenge: Release Your Stress

In week five of the challenge, we look at the best ways to relieve and eliminate stress that can improve your heart health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Heart Health Grocery Store Guide

A heart-healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure. Read this guide before your next trip to the grocery store to pick the right ones.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

How Much Coffee for a Healthy Heart?

The amount of caffeine in four cups of coffee per day could boost heart health in older adults by improving the elasticity of their blood vessel walls, suggests a study published in PLOS Biology.

By Diane Domina

7-Step Plan for Managing High Blood Pressure

Try this 7 step plan to help you manage high blood pressure with these heart healthy lifestyle changes.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

5-Week Heart Health Challenge

Try this 5 week heart health challenge to help you make real changes that can improve your lifestyle in ways that promote heart health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Healthier Heart Challenge: Get Your Engines Running

In week two of the challenge, you will set new goals to improve heart health through walking and aerobic exercise.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Healthier Heart Challenge: Check Your Vitals

Start the first week of the heart health challenge by scheduling an appointment with your doctor to help you assess your heart health status so you can begin changing your habits.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

White Wine and Blood Pressure Risks

Is white wine safe for persons with high blood pressure?

By Ask HealthCentral

Know Your Family Heart Health Tree

Learn more about your family history so that you can improve your heart health.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Improve Brain Health Through a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Did you know that heart-healthy habits can also protect your brain?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.