Your doctor can only suggest ways to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s up toyou to act on the advice.
You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your ticker going strong? Here are five key things you need to do every day to help your heart work most efficiently.
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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