All articles

Rehabilitation Plan Post Heart Attack

A heart attack is not the death sentence it once was. While it is a life-threatening and life-changing, medical condition, many survive a heart attack and go on to live healthy and long lives. The chances are higher than ever that one can survive a heart attack and undergo a complete rehabilitation, though factors such…

Continue reading "Rehabilitation Plan Post Heart Attack"

Medications: How To Make Smart Choices

Despite common belief, you can play a tremendous role in creating your treatment plan. By knowing your medical history, allergies, and budget, you will be able to work with the doctor to determine the necessary medicine to properly treat your condition. Asking the right questions about your prescribed medications will also help you make smart…

Continue reading "Medications: How To Make Smart Choices"

Fighting Hypertension: Nutrition Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Fighting Hypertension: Nutrition Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure High blood pressure, or hypertension, is something that should be taken seriously no matter your age. Hypertension is most often associated with those who are older or obese, but the truth is that high blood pressure can affect anybody. While it may seem counterintuitive, the best way…

Continue reading "Fighting Hypertension: Nutrition Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure"

Workaholics and Increased Stroke Risk

Working long hours is supposed to help you secure a stable future, but that’s only going to happen if it doesn’t kill you first. A new study has found that workers who put in a lot of overtime have a significantly higher risk of stroke. The study was published August 19, 2015, by Mika Kivimaki—professor…

Continue reading "Workaholics and Increased Stroke Risk"

Moderate Drinking and Heart Damage in The Eldery

Many people believe that drinking alcohol in moderation will not play a major negative effect on the drinker’s health. In fact, many doctors have said that regular drinking in small amounts can actually have a positive effect for the individual’s well-being. However, new evidence is beginning to surface, and it claims that having a few…

Continue reading "Moderate Drinking and Heart Damage in The Eldery"

Are You Having a Stroke?

Perhaps you know the stroke warning signs in others and are ready to call 911 or otherwise get that person the immediate help that he or she needs in order to recover as quickly as possible. However, it is also important to know what those warning signs are from the perspective of the person experiencing a…

Continue reading "Are You Having a Stroke?"

Flossing: Before or After Brushing?

Dental flossing is an integral part of adequate dental hygiene because it allows the person to reach in between the crevices of the teeth where bacteria and plaque reside. Many people know that they need to floss, but some wonder whether they should conduct the activity before or after they brush their teeth. Two main…

Continue reading "Flossing: Before or After Brushing?"

Celebrate American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and it’s the time when Americans across the nation remember why it’s important to keep your heart healthy. If you’re not aware, heart disease is still one of the leading causes of death in the United States. That’s why it is so important to monitor your heart health with diet…

Continue reading "Celebrate American Heart Month"