If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Salt is portrayed as the villain in many stories in the media that tout healthy eating habits. But not everyone needs to worry about restricting their salt intake.
There has been a lot of talk about an association between oral and cardiac health, but is there really a direct link? Here’s what we know.
New research questions the advice to cut back on eating animal-derived saturated fats to reduce artery-clogging cholesterol.
Hormones play a protective role when it comes to heart health for women. Learn more about why your heart needs more TLC after menopause.
The feeling of having butterflies in your chest has a medical name: atrial fibrillation, or a-fib for short. A cardiologist talks about this common condition, its complications and when to seek treatment.
When most people think of their risk for having a heart attack or stroke, factors like cholesterol and blood pressure come to mind. But a new study shows that what’s in your gut can play a role as well.
Find out 3 common signs of a heart attack in women and learn when they are cause for concern. Hint: Chest pain often isn’t your first clue.
Pregnancy complications like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and preterm birth after early labor increase a woman’s risk for future heart attacks. Preventive care will lower your risk.
Do you ever wonder if grief, that ache of loss in your chest, could be associated with a real medical issue? Turns out, there is such a thing as Broken Heart Syndrome. Learn more.