Results for "Heart Health"

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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...
Jun 04
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If You Have AFib, the WATCHMAN Device Could Reduce Your Stroke Risk
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance. If you have AFib, the upper chambers of your heart quiver or “fibrillate.” You...
May 17
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What’s the Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?
A heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are two medical terms that are often confused with one another. While both are serious medical emergencies, they...
May 08
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All the Ways Stress Can Impact Your Life
You’ve heard the adage. Death and taxes are the only two certain things in this world. But we’d like to add one more thing – stress.   Fortunately, stress...
Apr 21
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Everything to Know About Blood Clots in Your Veins, Heart and Lungs
When you nick or cut yourself, your body jumps into action to stop the bleeding. Your blood cells clump together to prevent blood from leaking where it...
Apr 10
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Could Long QT Syndrome Be What’s Causing You to Faint?
If you’re prone to fainting, you’ll want to figure out what’s going on so you can take steps to treat the cause. After all, you’re at risk of falling and...
Mar 14
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The Right Way to Take Your Blood Pressure at Home
For a lot of people, taking their blood pressure at home is a crucial step in monitoring their health. It’s essential to get an accurate reading, but there...
Feb 12
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11 Heart Health Beliefs That Are No Longer True
The science around heart health changes all the time as researchers discover more about how what we eat and what we do affects our cardiovascular system....
Jan 10
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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