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
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.
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.
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
It makes a lot of sense to lower your cholesterol since heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States. However there are a lot of concerns about whether taking statin drugs is worth the risk.