• Heart Health at 50: LifeVest Gave Me Hope After Heart Failure

    By Lisa Sutherland– Last September, at age 52, I married the love of my life. Craig and I were surrounded by our kids and our grandkids when we said “I do,” but I almost didn’t make it...

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  • Stress Management: What You Need to Know

    By Relax Like A Boss— In today’s world, we’re all affected by stress. But why do we feel stressed? And what can we do to reduce it? In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Your Over-50 Guide to Health and Fitness Gadgets

    By Ryan Tyson— Staying fit after 50 might sound like a challenge, but studies have shown that exercise in middle age goes a long way toward easing the aging process. It’s about conditioning and maintaining muscle tone...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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 3 years ago
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  • 3 Exercises That Keep Your Heart Young

    By Demmy James— Are you over the age of 50 and wondering how you can improve your heart health through more than just a careful diet? If so, you are part of a large and growing number...

    • Posted 3 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 3 years ago
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  • How to Protect Your Heart, Even If It’s Broken

    By Vanessa Sheets – Have you ever experienced emotional grief so painful, it felt like your heart was breaking? It turns out that broken heart syndrome is a real thing- and 90 percent of those affected are...

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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 6 years ago
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  • Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risks

    Inflammation is Good for You? It’s true—inflammation is generally a normal, healthy response of the body. It’s the body’s natural response to damage or irritants. Inflammation might kick in because of physical trauma, anything from a splinter...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Heart Health for Caregivers

    By Sherri Snelling – It is February and while winter’s chill has gripped some parts of the country, this is the month we celebrate warm, heartfelt love. While most of you may think I mean Valentine’s Day,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Could You Be Having a Heart Attack?

    By Barbara Hales, M.D. – Have you been experiencing sleep disturbances and unusual fatigue? Surprisingly, this may be signaling a myocardial infarction (MI) (or more commonly known as a heart attack) if you are a woman. According...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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