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Cardiovascular Health

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A Little Running Can Make A Big Difference

Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.

08/05/2014

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Emotions Influence Health

Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.

07/25/2014

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Tips For Lowering Lipids

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.

05/28/2014

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Study: Green Tea Expands Arteries

Green tea can help your arteries. In fact, drinking green tea can expand arteries.

05/13/2014

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Most Adults Don’t Treat High Blood Pressure Or Don’t Control It

Blood pressure is not adequately controlled in approximately 75% of adult patients with hypertension.

03/03/2014

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Cold Weather Increases Stroke Fatalities

Researchers have found that the colder the weather the higher the stroke hospitalization rates, and deaths due to stroke.

02/18/2014

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High Blood Pressure In Teens May Indicate Trouble Down The Road

New research finds that elevated blood pressure in the late teens helps predict the chances of heart disease later on.

02/11/2014

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Research Suggests Sunlight Good For Blood Pressure

A study from the University of Edinburgh suggests that a healthy dose of sunlight every day can actually help lower your blood pressure.

01/31/2014

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Teen Fitness May Correlate With Adult Heart Health

The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.

01/16/2014

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Sleep Could Prevent Heart Disease

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.

07/11/2013

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Hyperlipidemia

We call it hyperlipidemia — an elevation of the lipids in the blood that can be linked with cardiac issues down the road.

10/04/2011

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Overuse Injuries

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.

03/21/2011

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Study: Green Tea Expands Arteries

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.

02/10/2011

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