• New Blood Pressure Guidelines for Heart Health

    By Karla Stevenson, Adventist Health— This month, we’re wearing our heart on our sleeve as we spread the news of our cardiovascular system. Heart Health Month is the perfect time to take a step back and reconsider...

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  • 5 Ways to Bust Fear in the Face of Heart Disease

    By Vanessa Sheets─ You have a gut feeling that something isn’t quite right. You’re winded after walking up a short flight of stairs. Exercise feels impossible and your ankles are swollen by the end of the day....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Reversing Heart Disease Naturally
    Reversing Heart Disease Naturally

    By  Michelle Honda, Ph.D., D.Sc. – Cardiovascular disease ranks the number one killer in North America above all other diseases. Regardless of your age, whether you are 25 or 95, heart disease is reversible and preventable. The...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Because women often have different symptoms of heart disease than men, our warning signs can be overlooked or misunderstood- even by our doctors, according to the American Heart Association.
    The Surprising Heart Health Threat to Women That’s Often Missed

    By Vanessa Sheets– Heart disease is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Because women often have different symptoms of heart disease than men, our warning signs can...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Heart Disease: What You Need To Know
    Heart Disease: What You Need To Know

    By Gina Crome – Cardiovascular disease (CVD), simply known as heart disease, is the leading killer of both men and women in the U.S. and generates more than $3 billion annually in healthcare costs (Go and Mozaffarian,...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

    Whether for yourself or for a loved one, these calculators are a starting point for becoming an advocate for healthy aging. Use them to assess an existing concern or even to develop an effective vocabulary for speaking...

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    Stay Heart Healthy During Menopause

    By Ellen Dolgen – Look to your left. Then look to your right. Of the three of you, one probably has heart disease, the number-one killer of women in the United States. More than one in three...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Walking Prevents Heart Disease as Much as Running Does

    NEWS YOU CAN USE Go for a walk! It may reduce the risk of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes as much as running does, according to a new study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Menopause Mondays: Recognizing Female Heart Attack Symptoms Can Save Your Life

    Elephants like to sit on men’s chest. Women’s, not so much. During heart attacks, women often suffer from symptoms that are far different than the stereotypical chest pains that men experience. And recognizing those signs—and getting to...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • 3 Must-Knows for Women About Their Heart

    By Karen Whittier – February is National Heart Disease and Stroke Month.  It’s important for women in particular to be aware of their risks and what they can do to minimize those risks. Did you know? 1....

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Heart Health by the Numbers – 10 Years of Go Red

    By Sherri Snelling – Every October we are immersed in a sea of pink – the color for breast cancer awareness –  yet the No. 1 killer of women in America remains heart disease. In fact, twice...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?

    By Erin Chamerlik— The American Heart Association says that the “bad” fats are saturated fats and trans fats, yet their recipes contain ingredients with trans fats.  Their “Modern Tuna Casserole” has pasta, low-sodium crackers, and low-fat cream...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • How To Eat Well Over 50

    By Sharon Hurley Hall – Good nutrition becomes even more important as we get older. Past the age of 50, our metabolism will no longer be kind when we eat poorly. Our bodies need more time to...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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