Bradycardia, or a low heart rate, occurs frequently in older adults. Learn what it is and when to worry.
Heart Rate and Kids: How High Is Too High?
With health and fitness trackers all the rage, how do you know if your kid’s heart rate is where it should be? Pediatric cardiologists explain why traditional heart rate formulas for exercise for adults don’t work well for children, and what to look out for instead.
Is Red Wine Good for Your Heart?
Some studies suggest that red wine may be good for your heart – but that’s not a reason to open a bottle.
Artificial Sweetener Erythritol’s Major Health Risks
Erythritol is an artificial sweetener that’s a hidden ingredient in some “sugar-free” and “keto-friendly” foods. It’s been linked to increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Find out what the research says and how to avoid erythritol in your diet.
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Why Are Heart Attacks on the Rise in Young People?
Heart attacks are on the upswing among younger people. The reason? Experts say it’s primarily due to sedentary lifestyles and poor diets. And unless something changes, the number will only continue to increase.
The Link Between Dehydration and Blood Pressure
Want to keep your blood pressure stable? One way to do it is by drinking enough fluids to avoid dehydration.
Fish Oil Pills Aren’t Doing What You Think They’re Doing
Fish oil gets all the hype when it comes to healthy supplements. But is that hype deserved? Turns out, no.
Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack: What’s the Difference?
Is a heart attack the same thing as cardiac arrest? While related heart issues, one is caused by blocked arteries and the other is an electrical issue.
How Supplements Affect Heart Palpitations
There are a lot of reasons for your heart beat to go off beat. But should you self-medicate with vitamin supplements to get your heart back on track?