Ladies: Is estrogen your heart’s BFF or archenemy?

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Estrogen has a variety of biological effects, some beneficial and some harmful.


Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Baldness and Heart Risk

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Are bald men are more likely to get heart disease?


Heart Health Twitter Quiz: Blood Pressure

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Doctor-induced increase in blood pressure is called “white coat hypertension.”


Wallace Birr – Part of the ‘Greatest Generation’

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Wallace Birr faces open heart surgery at age 95.


Caffeine Not a ‘Trigger’ for Atrial Fibrillation

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Recent research shows that atrial fibrillation (Afib) is not more common in people who drink a few cups of coffee a day compared to those who avoid caffeine entirely.


Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Exercise

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Exercise improves heart health, whether you have heart issues today or wish to avoid them in the future.


Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Red Yeast Rice

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Red yeast rice can lower LDL and total cholesterol because it actually contains a statin.


Care after Aorta Surgery?

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Recommendations for care after aortic surgery

Choose the Best Diet for Your Peripheral Arterial Disease

Plant Based Diets and Reversal of Blockages?

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A plant based diet is low in cholesterol and saturated fats. But is it good for everyone?


Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Pacemakers

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Pacemakers cannot “fix” all heart rhythm problems.