Heart Health Study Features Women

A research study will be held by researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University on Saturday and Sunday, from 8 am to 4 pm. The research study would be held at Astoria Middle School and is meant to collect data and also learn more about heart disease risk factors in women as well as… Read More…

How Diets and Monday Mornings Affect the Heart

Must of us know what a high caloric diet can do to our hearts. After indulging in such meals, our blood vessels constrict more and more. The long term effects of a regular consumption of a diet high on the calories scale can mean stress to our hearts. But did you know mornings also add… Read More…

5 Easy Heart Healthy Guidelines by AHA

Now that all the Holidays are over, it’s time to get right back on track and kick off 2013 with a healthy diet routine specifically targeted for a healthier heart. The American Heart Association has released five heart healthy resolutions that any woman can easily follow and incorporate into their lifestyles. Males out there need not fret,… Read More…

Chia Seeds Supplementation for a Low Cholesterol Diet

One of the best ways to ensure heart health is by following a low cholesterol diet. Having high cholesterol can cause blockages in your blood vessels leading to high blood pressure and gradually cutting the oxygen supply to the heart causing a multitude of possible heart diseases. To be considered as “low cholesterol” you should… Read More…

Good Oral Hygiene also Good for the Heart

Your dentist told you that brushing your teeth can protect them from cavities and gum diseases, but has he ever told you that it can also be good for your heart? A study on 11,000 adults conducted by researchers from University College London shows that those with the worst oral hygiene had the highest likelihood… Read More…

Sleep Apnea May Be Beneficial For Heart Attack Patients

A new study conducted by researchers based in Israel on the relation of sleep disorders to heart health has revealed surprising results. Although it is understandable that people who suffer from breathing disorders such as sleep apnea, are usually at higher risk for cardiovascular disease, this recent study shows that patients who have had heart… Read More…