In a new study, people who had a healthy BMI but were sedentary and had larger waistlines were at greater risk for heart disease than their active counterparts.
If you recently had a heart attack, it can be scary to think about taking a jog or hitting the gym. By taking it slow and setting realistic goals, you can return to high-intensity exercise after a heart attack.
Trying to eat a more heart health diet? Our dietitians recommend these 17 power foods for starters!
Our experts explain how to get started with a cardiac rehab program after a cardiac event.
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Your doctor can only suggest ways to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s up toyou to act on the advice.
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We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact vital organs, such as the heart and lungs. For example, cold can make your heart beat faster, which makes your blood pressure go up, says interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD. “It’s really how the body reacts to the cold,” Dr. Cho … Read More
You may not think much about your heart. But you should. Nearly 40 percent of Americans are overweight or obese — and that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Discover how to love your heart.
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