More stories about "Heart Health"

7 Ways to Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check During the Holidays

You're probably high on the Christmas spirit, but that doesn't mean your blood pressure should be, too.

Physical Inactivity May Remodel Brain and Increase Cardiovascular Risk, Says Study

The colloquial saying galaw-galaw, baka ma-stroke may have more merit than you think.

Exposure to Sunlight May Help Lower Blood Pressure Levels

Basking under the sun for a short period daily may eventually protect you from cardiovascular disease.

Shingles May Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Issues and Stroke

New research reveals that the disease may be a health risk especially for those below 40 years old.

An Extra 2,000 Steps a Day May Help Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

Choosing to walk may help reduce your risk of heart attack by 10 percent.

You Can't Be Both Healthy and Overweight, Study Says

Research reveals that passing your BMI limits may increase your risk of heart disease and early death, even if you're metabolically healthy.

Industrial Air Emissions Linked to Congenital Heart Defects in Babies

High levels of air pollution may affect the developing heart of your unborn child.

Having Healthy Gums May Lower Your Risk of Atherosclerosis

Protecting your teeth and gums from plaque may also protect your arteries and heart from fat buildup.

DIY Activities May Lower Risk of Heart Problems in Older Adults

Remaining active in your older years may help you fight off life-threatening conditions.

Flu Shots May Protect You against Heart Disease

Protecting your respiratory system may inadvertently shield your heart as well.

A Low-Fiber Diet May Increase Cardiovascular-Related Diseases

Make sure to mix wheat and nuts in your diet in order to lower the risk of heart issues.

Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Heart Issues

A recent study shows how air pollution may greatly affect your health.

Marathons May Cause Heart Injury in Amateur Runners

It's important to be physically prepared before signing up for a long-distance run to avoid potential heart problems.

Individuals with Coronary Heart Disease May Benefit from Intense Exercise

With the doctor's approval, people with heart problems may do more than just a few light stretches.