Results for "Heart Health"

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5 Things to Know About Taking Blood Thinners
Millions of Americans are prescribed blood thinners each year. These life-saving medications have proven to be successful, saving countless lives, but...
Dec 03
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Beta Blockers: Prescription Medicine for Your Heart
When it comes to matters of your heart, chances are you’ve heard about beta blockers. A beta blocker is one of the most prescribed medications for those...
Nov 23
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How a Structured Walking Program Might Lessen Your PAD Leg Pain
If you have peripheral artery disease (PAD), the cramping and discomfort it can cause in your calves, thighs and buttocks can impact your life. You may...
Oct 11
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What to Expect if You Need an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
If you have certain heart problems or conditions, your doctor might recommend an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The idea of having something...
Sep 30
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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Heart
Taking care of our hearts should be a top priority for everyone. Your heart is a powerful, important organ that allows you to function at your best. As...
Sep 26
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Conquering Cholesterol: Tips for a Heart-Healthy Diet
You may have a lot of goals when you eat. You may tailor your diet to lose or gain weight, put on muscle, fuel up for a workout, avoid an allergy, limit...
Sep 11
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What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean and How They Impact Your Health
If you’re 20 years old or older, your doctor has probably recommended that you have your blood tested to check your cholesterol.  When you look at your...
Aug 30
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Do You Have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)? Here’s What to Know
Your cardiovascular system plays an important role of moving blood with oxygen and nutrients to all parts of your body. With your heart as a pump, blood...
Aug 02
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Watch for These Hidden Dangers Lurking in Energy Drinks
Maybe you haven’t slept well, or you simply feel like your energy levels are low, and you don’t have time for a nap. It can be tempting to reach for an...
Jul 18
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How Atrial Fibrillation Could Affect Your Heart’s Health
Your heart beats more than 100,000 times a day, on average. But sometimes, those heartbeats can be erratic. You may find that your smartwatch picks up...
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