By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]
Each year, over half a million people experience a stroke for the first time. Today many things can be done at the hospital to help.
Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.
Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.
If you want to lower your lipids through the diet the number one thing you can do is reduce your intake of saturated fats or trans fats.
Green tea can help your arteries. In fact, drinking green tea can expand arteries.
Blood pressure is not adequately controlled in approximately 75% of adult patients with hypertension.
Researchers have found that the colder the weather the higher the stroke hospitalization rates, and deaths due to stroke.
New research finds that elevated blood pressure in the late teens helps predict the chances of heart disease later on.
A study from the University of Edinburgh suggests that a healthy dose of sunlight every day can actually help lower your blood pressure.
The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.
Researchers have found that sufficient sleep is linked to more than a 20% reduction in cardiovascular disease and almost a 50% reduction in fatal cardiovascular disease.
We call it hyperlipidemia — an elevation of the lipids in the blood that can be linked with cardiac issues down the road.
Endurance athletes are, no doubt, doing something great for their cardiovascular system by working out, but at the same time they are adding stress as well.
Researchers in Greece found that expansion of the brachial artery, located in the upper arm, increased by almost five percent 30 minutes after green tea.