4 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

The best way to manage heart health is through diet and exercise and, when necessary, the use of prescription medications. But there are certain heart attack triggers that might surprise you. In general, we think of the four “Es” as follows: exertion, exposure to cold, emotion and eating. Here are four less-known heart attach triggers: … Read More

Heart Meds and the Foods We Eat

As science progresses, we are finding new and better drugs all the time to manage high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and all ailments affecting the heart. It’s comforting to know there are medications to help manage heart health. It’s also important to remember that taking one pill cannot save us from bad habits. If … Read More

Oral Health and Your Heart

Gum disease and heart problems — there has been a long-standing belief that there is a link between these two health issues. Researchers speculate that bacteria in the mouth, which cause gum disease, move into the bloodstream and cause inflammation of the blood vessels. This, in turn, may contribute to heart disease and stroke. Alternatively, … Read More

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