You may think that your heart is as old as you are, but it’s possible that your heart is aging faster than your chronological age.
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over age 65. But there are factors that put younger men and women at risk. Learn more about risks and prevention.
Are certain vitamins or supplements beneficial for peripheral artery disease (PAD)? Find out which supplements are safe to take and which ones can be risky when you have PAD.
“Cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” are often used interchangeably, but they’re not the same. Two experts explain signs and symptoms of each.
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This muscular organ, with its steady pump, keeps the beat to the music of our lives: the heart. Turns out, your work to keep it strong is a key to longevity.
Laughter, happiness and a sense of humor actually can help you to stay healthy. Research suggests laughter can decrease stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase your ‘good’ cholesterol.
Some risk factors for heart disease — such as advancing age, or a family history — are beyond your control. Others are completely up to you. Managing these controllable risk factors can go a long way toward reducing your risk of developing heart disease.
We think we’re invulnerable when we’re young, but when we reach our late 30s, health concerns start cropping up. Major health concerns vary by age. Find out what steps you can take to prevent them.
Many people think that taking vitamins and other supplements can support their heart health, but the opposite may be true. None have been proven to help, and some could even be dangerous.
Knowing what to bring with you and ask is key to having a successful cardiologist appointment. Get expert prep tips.