Smoking and your heart

Smoking and your heart

What smoking does to your heart Smoking affects the vessels that supply blood to your heart and other parts of your body. It reduces the amount of oxygen in your blood and damages blood vessel walls. Smoking contributes to atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when...
2 Heart-healthy Indulgences You’re Sure to Be Excited About

2 Heart-healthy Indulgences You’re Sure to Be Excited About

You may have heard whispers of dark chocolate and red wine being goodfor you and thought it’s too good to be true. Good news—the rumors are true. That’s right, there is some science behind the claims that these two indulgences can be good for your heart health....
Keep Your Heart Healthy Through Exercise

Keep Your Heart Healthy Through Exercise

Did you know that exercising regularly could help you fight off chronic conditions and diseases? Exercise can help control your blood pressure,blood sugar and weight, raise your “good” cholesterol, and prevent diseasessuch as cancer, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease....
Looking to Improve Your Heart Health? Reduce Your Stress

Looking to Improve Your Heart Health? Reduce Your Stress

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), more than 1 in 3 women has a form of cardiovascular disease. And, heart disease is the leading cause of hospital stays for men in the United States. Due to the prevalence of the disease, the AHA recognizes each...
Your Guide to Avoiding Winter Illnesses

Your Guide to Avoiding Winter Illnesses

Over the course of one year, 1 billion Americans will suffer from the common cold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also reports that winter is peak cold season.This should come as no surprise when you think about how many...
Beware: New Year = New Fad Diets

Beware: New Year = New Fad Diets

Jan. 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Americans, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, according to Business Insider, getting in shape is consistently the most popular New Year’s resolution in the United States. While making lifestyle...