Blood pressure and heart rate go hand in hand in most people’s minds. After all, these two vital signs usually are measured at the same time at the doctor’s office. But each measures distinctly different factors related to your heart health.
Never tried avocado oil? Here are just three reasons Cleveland Clinic Dietitian Brigid Titgemeier, RDN, LD, says you might want to give this increasingly popular cooking oil a shot.
Summer is a great time to renew your resolution to eat more healthy foods. Combined in healthy menus, summertime foods can help give you more than just one season of heart health.
Experts recommend no more than 2,300 mg of sodium a day, but most Americans average of about 3,400 milligrams. Learn about how salt may be hidden in your food, even in foods that don’t taste salty.
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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.
A new study shows that despite a greater awareness of the health risks for heart attack, more people now have these kinds of medical conditions at a younger age — and are suffering from heart attacks as a result.
Older men who have a different, less-common kind of sleep apnea are more likely to develop heart problems later, research shows.
While most people know that healthy behaviors are good for overall health, it sometimes can be difficult to make the necessary lifestyle changes to boost your heart health.
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.
If you want to have a healthy heart, you have to make sure your lifestyle includes a nutritious diet and regular cardiovascular exercise. But did you know that practicing yoga also can help your heart?