If you’re taking supplements like fish oil or a multi-vitamin in the hopes of improving your cholesterol counts, save your money. There are better, more effective strategies.
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Legalization and public acceptance of marijuana have outpaced scientific information on the drug. Doctors debate effects on heart health, urge more study.
While extra heartbeats aren’t uncommon, sometimes they are long and sustained and signal a potentially serious issue. This can be caused by scarring from past heart attacks and other issues.
Heart disease usually affects older adults, but risk can develop early in life: Studies find 1 in 3 children have high cholesterol levels. Some experts recommend screening for kids aged 9 to 11.
Sometimes a dangerously slow heartbeat occurs because the natural “battery” of the heart isn’t working as it should, or there’s another issue with the heart’s electrical system. Here’s how a pacemaker can help.
Updated JNC guidelines might change how doctors treat high blood pressure, but some panel members specifically protested one recommendation. Find out about the controversy and how it affects you.
After cardiac surgery, you want to be normal right away. Take time to heal, join a cardiac rehabilitation program, and your heart and body will thank you now and later.
Almost everyone gets a feeling of extra heartbeats from time to time. While certain types of irregular heartbeats can be very serious and indicative of a serious health issue, sometimes there’s no reason for worry.
When it comes to cooking with oils, do you have to choose between cooking for taste or cooking for health? People have strong opinions about what’s best. Here are seven tips to help you decide.