Category: Heart Health

Heart Disease and Smoking

Heart Disease and Smoking

Heart Disease Smoking Cigarette smoking is said to be the leading preventable cause of disease and deaths in the United States.  Study shows that cigarette smoking causes about 1out of 5 deaths in the US yearly. Smoking harms almost every organ in the body, including the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, mouth, reproductive organs, bones,...

Heart Disease Cause – What Causes of Heart Disease

Heart Disease Cause – What Causes of Heart Disease

Heart Disease Cause – What Causes of Heart Disease Research suggests that coronary heart disease (CHD) begins with damage to the lining and inner layers of the coronary (heart) arteries. Several factors contribute to this damage. They include: Smoking, including secondhand smoke High amounts of certain fats and cholesterol in the blood High blood pressure...

Stress and Heart disease connection

Stress and Heart disease connection

Stress and Heart disease connection Stress has been considered as a part of daily life. But did you know that too much stress can cause heart attack or related diseases?  The stress itself can be a problem.   If left unmanaged, stress can lead to psychological, emotional, and sometimes physical problems, including heart attack or diseases,...

Tips on Preventing Heart Diseases

Tips on Preventing Heart Diseases

Tips on Preventing Heart Diseases Prevention is always better than the cure.  There might be a lot of factors that can cause or contribute to having heart diseases, but the good news is, there are several ways that we can do to prevent it. Quit Smoking or don’t smoke or expose yourself to second-hand smoke....

Why Do You Need Lower LDL Cholesterol?

Why Do You Need Lower LDL Cholesterol?

Why Do You Need Lower LDL Cholesterol ? Do you ever get relatives or friends who like to outstay their welcome?  LDL cholesterol is a bit like that.  It likes to hang around in our arteries and over time it can cause some serious damage.  If we’re strong enough we can tell our relatives we...

Co-Q10 Energizes the Heart and Brain

Co-Q10 Energizes the Heart and Brain

Co-Q10 Energizes the Heart and Brain Among the most popular antioxidant nutrients being requested by consumers is Co-Q10, which stands for coenzyme Q10, a fat-soluble cofactor in metabolism that plays a key role in the lives of cells. The better varieties come in an oil-based, solubilized, gelatin-capsule form, which studies show is more bioavailable in...

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Heart Disease

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Heart Disease

Menopausal hormone therapy was once thought to be a safe and effective treatment for many conditions women face as they age including heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer. However, July 2002 clinical trials* involving estrogen plus progestin therapy increased women’s risk for heart attack, stroke, blood clots, breast cancer, and even dementia. The results were not...

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