17 02, 2020

What is Cholesterol?

Have You Had Your Cholesterol Levels Checked? What You Need to Know About Cholesterol Determining Whether You Have High Cholesterol What Causes High Cholesterol? High Cholesterol isn’t the Whole Story How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally If you have a risk for heart disease or another condition potentially triggered by high cholesterol, your doctor might ask you to lower your cholesterol levels. The debate about how much of a role cholesterol plays in heart disease and other problems, [...]

11 02, 2020

How to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Determining Your Risk of Heart Disease You Can Have a Healthy Heart At Any Age Your heart pumps blood throughout the body, carrying oxygen and nutrients to your brain and other organs so they can perform optimally. When something blocks that flow, your heart can’t efficiently pump blood. Your body initially has ways to compensate for this heart failure. Over time, the heart can no longer keep up with the body’s demands to pump blood.1 [...]

3 02, 2020

Help Prevent Heart Disease With Simple Food & Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

  Heart Disease can be Deadly What Causes Heart Disease? Designing a Heart-Healthy Diet 7 Healthy Heart Tips Heart disease contributes to over 17 million deaths globally every year. That’s one-third of all deaths for people over 35. Heart disease facts like these emphasize how important prevention becomes for heart health. With heart disease, cholesterol and fibrous materials in artery walls forms a plaque or lesion, eventually setting the stage for atherosclerosis that leads to heart attacks. Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, [...]

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