Living With

Heart Health Topics

Latest

Lymphoma Can Raise Your Heart Failure Risk

Having lymphoma or breast cancer was linked to a three-times higher risk of developing heart failure within five years of initial diagnosis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

Healthier Heart Challenge: The Wrap Up

Your biggest obstacle to heart health is sustaining these new habits long-term. Here are some scenarios you may encounter and some possible solutions.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Your Thyroid and the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

If you have high-normal levels of thyroid hormone within the reference range, research now confirms that you face an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

By Mary Shomon

Healthier Heart Challenge: Change Your Diet

If you're taking the Healthier Heart Challenge, try adding these heart-healthy foods to your diet.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Updated High Cholesterol Guidelines: What's New?

The latest cholesterol guidelines may not have made the New York Times Best Sellers list, but they definitely have the attention of the medical community.

By Stephanie Stephens

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 to Improve Sleep After Heart Surgery

After heart surgery, you may have trouble sleeping, but you don’t neccesarily need medication to get the sleep you need.

By Martin Reed

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.