A new study found that consuming just 300 fewer calories each day can help protect your heart. And it’s not just about losing weight (although shedding a few pounds could be an added bonus).
If you suffer from leg pain while walking, you may blame arthritis. But if the problem is peripheral artery disease (PAD), it can have serious consequences.
Younger women in the U.S. are suffering heart attacks at a higher rate today compared with 20 years ago.
Summer heat can be a problem when you have heart failure. Heart failure puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke.
What can you do to lower your chances of having a heart attack? Take charge of risk factors. Here’s how.
Keeping an eye on your cholesterol numbers is crucial for taking key steps, if needed, to lower your cholesterol level and protect your ticker.
Staying hydrated makes it easier for your heart to pump blood throughout your body. When your fluid levels dip too low, your heart has to work overtime.
Here are some tips: Eat seafood 4 times a week. Stick to a regular sleep schedule. Cultivate your mental well-being.
For overweight or obese teens and 20-somethings, those extra pounds may already be contributing to future heart problems.
In general, people with a positive outlook tended to have lower blood pressure levels and healthier cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Young adults who regularly engage in binge drinking may be putting their heart health at risk. Binge drinking is having 5 or more drinks in a row for men and 4 or more drinks in a row for women.
You might think you know what a heart attack looks like—you clutch your chest in pain and fall to the ground. But heart attacks don’t always stick to this script—especially in women.