Results for "Heart Health"

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How Cold Winter Weather Can Be Tough for Your Heart
When you’re cold, your body tries to stay warm. That’s why you shiver — contracting your muscles can create heat. But some of your body’s responses to...
November 29
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Want to Quit Smoking? 5 Steps to Kick the Habit for Good
If you’ve ever tried to stop smoking, you know it’s not a walk in the park. It’s more like a maze, where every turn seems to lead you back to tobacco.  Quitting...
November 16
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The Life-Changing Benefits of Belly Breathing
Have you ever watched a baby breathe? Their little bellies rise and fall with each breath cycle. This deep breathing, which is also called diaphragmatic...
October 23
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What Is the Difference Between a Stroke and Aneurysm?
In the world of human health, there are two conditions that people sometimes confuse: a stroke and an aneurysm. These two health events can be tricky to...
October 16
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Tips for Living Well with Recurrent Pericarditis
Dealing with the heart condition known as recurrent pericarditis can affect how you live your life. Recurrent pericarditis is tough because it can be unpredictable...
October 11
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The Right Way to Start Exercising After a Heart Attack
Exercise is always important for your heart health and your overall well-being. And that’s especially true after you’ve had a heart attack. However, starting...
September 14
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Inflammation of the Heart: Myocarditis, Pericarditis and Endocarditis
Heart inflammation, also known as carditis, is a condition that affects the heart muscle, which is the outer lining of the heart or the inner lining of...
August 10
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How Cardiac Rehab Could Improve Your Health and Extend Your Life
Maybe you had a heart attack, heart valve repair or even a heart transplant. Along with your heart problem, when you were hospitalized, it’s likely your...
July 14
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What You Drink Can Raise or Lower Your Blood Pressure
If you have high blood pressure, you probably know that what you eat can make a difference. Following a diet like the dietary approaches to stop hypertension...
June 22
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4 Surprising Ways AFib Could Affect Your Body
If you have atrial fibrillation (AFib), you’re probably familiar with one of its most common symptoms—a rapid, irregular heartbeat. That’s a hallmark sign...
June 04