Heart Health

Our heart health articles feature the latest heart health advice.

  1. The Best Seeds for Health: Super Seeds to Boost Your Salads

    The Best Seeds for Health: Super Seeds to Boost Your Salads
    Everyone knows having a salad on a regular basis is good for you. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vegetables for the average adult is three to five servings, after all.  If you are going to eat your greens why not add a little something extra to them now and then to boost their flavor and your health? Seeds make...
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  2. F.A.S.T. - The Sudden Signs of Stroke

    F.A.S.T. - The Sudden Signs of Stroke
    Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S.  A family history of stroke and lifestyle choices increases your risk. Knowing the F.A.S.T. stroke symptoms can help you avoid being severely disabled by a stroke since getting immediate medical attention is the key to a faster more complete recovery. What Is F.A.S.T. Stroke Symptoms? Symptoms can vary from...
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  3. Transient Ischemic Attack or TIA Stroke: Facts Causes Symptoms Tests

    Transient Ischemic Attack or TIA Stroke: Facts Causes Symptoms Tests
    It sounds like an alien invasion but a Transient Ischemic Attack is something far more serious.  A TIA Stroke is also known as a mini-stroke due to a clot obstructing blood flow to the brain temporarily.  This is a serious warning sign of a bigger more lethal stroke so knowing the facts about a TIA stroke, like the causes, symptoms...
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  4. How Fish Oil Increases Joint Mobility

    How Fish Oil Increases Joint Mobility
    Many Americans take fish oil supplements because they are known to help prevent heart disease, enhance the look and health of skin and hair and even bring relief from the symptoms of depression.  Another good reason to pop those pills is the benefits of omega-3 fish oils for joints. What Is Omega-3? Omega-3 fatty acids are called essential fats because...
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  5. Signs of Stroke in Women: What You Need to Know

    Signs of Stroke in Women: What You Need to Know
    Women owe it to themselves and their families to know the signs of stroke in women and then act on that information. There are few health goals as important as avoiding strokes. Strokes are debilitating and their health impacts can last for years or even a lifetime. Let’s look at some of the most common signs of stroke in women...
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  6. The Six Best Brain Foods

    The Six Best Brain Foods
    Is it possible that some foods are better for your brain than others? Are some foods truly “brain foods?” The simple answer is yes, but the topic of brain health and nutrition is much more complicated than simply selecting the right foods. In order to have a truly healthy brain, it is also necessary to avoid foods such as trans...
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  7. Five Ways to Burn More Fat

    Five Ways to Burn More Fat
    There are no magic ways to burn fat, although scientists are working hard to find some! In the meantime we are left with the cold hard fact – the only way to burn fat deposits is through metabolism. However, there are some ways to burn fat faster or more effectively by increasing the metabolic rate. Here are a few tips...
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  8. Five Fun Ways to Connect With Your Partner

    Five Fun Ways to Connect With Your Partner
    Life for most couples is busy as they juggle work, raising a family and maintaining a home with sports, church, hobbies and other commitments. It’s easy to lose sight of your priorities and neglect your partner as you live life at full speed. Here are some ways to connect with your spouse and keep your relationship fresh and loving. Sharing...
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  9. How to Have a Healthy Mouth

    How to Have a Healthy Mouth
    There’s a lot more to a healthy mouth than just cleaning your teeth. Fresh breath and healthy gums need care, and what you eat also contributes to your oral health. Food Do’s and Don’ts for a Healthy Mouth Eat plenty of calcium-rich foods including milk, yogurt and cheese. Calcium maintains strong bones and teeth and is particularly important for children...
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  10. Can Receding Gums Grow Back?

    Can Receding Gums Grow Back?
    Receding gums is when the gums pull away from the teeth, creating pockets at the base of the teeth and exposing the tooth root. As well as causing tender red gums that frequently bleed, the pockets trap food and bacteria, heightening the problem of gum disease. If left untreated, the teeth become loose, bone is lost and the teeth eventually...
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