Inflammation and Heart Disease

Numerous studies have shown that chronic inflammation may be the catalyst for heart disease. For decades doctors have viewed heart disease in terms of plaque build up and clogged arteries….

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Diabetes and Oxidative Stress – Complicating the Complications

About 30.3 million Americans, 9.4% of the population, have diabetes. 7.2 million of those people remain undiagnosed which means blood sugar is not being controlled. Almost 3 times that number…

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The Major Risk Factors of Heart Disease

You should always keep in mind that whatever actions you do today can either help to prevent, delay or minimize the effect of heart disease or worsen it. The key…

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PVCs and Heart Palpitations: Your Best Options to Stop Suffering

A few months ago I started to suffer from severe PVCs (Premature Ventricular Contractions – commonly referred to as heart palpitations), as well as from some angina symptoms: I soon…

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Laughing Matters – Exploring The Connection Between Humour And Health

In the 1960s, Norman Cousins was diagnosed with a crippling and potentially fatal collagen disease. In response, Cousins undertook a regime that included plenty of vitamin C and positive emotions…

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Creative Visualization Relaxation Provides Heart Patients New Hope

Heart disease. Those two words, more than any others, drive home the reality of your own mortality. A heart attack or diagnosis of heart disease offers a wake-up call that…

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Hypertensive Heart Disease: Heart Overexertion

Hypertensive heart disease is a group of conditions linked to high blood pressure-coronary artery disease, heart failure, and an enlarged heart due to overexertion from constricted or hardened blood vessels….

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Keeping Your Heart And Brain Healthy

Do you know that there is a connection between homocysteine and your heart and brain health? Homocysteine is a type of amino acid (building block of protein) that is produced…

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Pulse Oximeter and Calcium Predict Heart Attacks

Heart disease is the leading killer in the United States, and the world for that matter. Heart disease as a killer is a combination of many things. These include things…

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Lifestyle Changes That Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and results from decades of dietary and lifestyle abuse leading to damage of the delicate arteries that supply blood to…

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