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Simplifying Cholesterol - Fooled Again!

Most of us over a certain age realize that if we allow arterial plaque to buildup in our arteries we putting ourselves at serious risk for heart attack or stroke. But yet heart attack and stroke always rank in the top 5 when it comes to causes of death, far outpacing a condition like diabetes and no

Low Cholesterol Foods For a Healthier Heart

If you have cholesterol problems, you should really start eating low cholesterol foods instead of junk foods. No matter how busy you are, if you value your life and would like to enjoy it that much longer, you should take the initiative to start living a healthier lifestyle today. This article gives

A Joyful Heart - It's Good Medicine!

Emotional vitality-full of energy, a sense of direction and positive well-being. It's how we want to live. And a recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that emotional vitality may actually protect against the risk of coronary heart disease.

Reshaping the Heart May Ease Heart Failure

A new surgical approach that reshapes damaged hearts may pay off in the long run for some people with advanced heart failure, according to a new study.

Heart-Healthy Diet

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of heart healthy diet including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Headaches and High Blood Pressure

Just because you get a headache doesn't mean that you have high blood pressure. Headaches CAN be an indication of very high blood pressure, but more often that not, a headache is just a headache. Take an aspirin or a Tylenol and move on.

Heart Health and Clean Arteries - Part 1

One of the most important health issues I stress to my patients is creating, or maintaining, heart health. The best ways to ensure heart health and its all-important job of developing nourishing blood to every part of your body is to prevent plaque buildup and reduced blood flow in arteries. Diet, e

Arm Exercise Relieves Leg Pain

It may sound counterintuitive, but arm exercises can relieve leg pain in people with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a new study suggests.

Diurnal Rhythms, The Renin-Angiotensin System

Which of the treatments available is the most likely to improve outcomes and to what extent is the blunting of the early morning rise in blood pressure relevant in any improvement?