Heart Health

kids heart health

Kids’ Heart Health Facts

Heart disease can strike people of any age; however, it seems saddest when it strikes children. Perhaps it’s because they are young and haven’t lived their lives yet. There are many issues children may face when it comes to heart related problems. Eight in every 1,000 children are born with congenital heart disease, a problem […]

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Eight Simple Tips to Improve Heart Health

To maintain good health, you need a strong heart with a regular beat. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to ensure that your heart remains as healthy as possible. Get good quality regular sleep. If you don’t get sufficient good quality sleep regularly, your mind and body can’t rest and recharge properly. Statistics […]

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Cardiology Tests and Procedures

In America, 2200 people die each day from heart-related problems. That equates to 800,000 people each year – a frightening statistic. Twice as many people suffer from strokes or heart attacks every year, so this is certainly not a problem to be taken lightly. There are numerous tests you can undergo to determine what problems […]

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Understanding And Dealing With Hypertension

Hypertension is more commonly called high blood pressure. Most people would be familiar with a blood pressure monitor and test. You have a cuff put around your arm and then it is inflated. Once it hits the set point, it will deflate and then display your current blood pressure reading. This reading consists of two […]

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Hypertension and Strokes: Causes and Treatment

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the main risk factor for having a stroke. If you can maintain good blood pressure, the risk of suffering a stroke will be greatly reduced. But what causes hypertension in the first place? Blood pressure is the rate at which your blood pushes against your artery walls. There are two […]

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stress management

Stress Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The first point that must be explained is the fact that stress is a legitimate diagnosed medical condition. It is not something people “make up” as an excuse for other situations. Once that fact is clarified, it is easier to handle the problem from a patient’s point of view. Stress is what happens when you […]

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Prevention is better than cure

Good health is vital for everyone. However, there are times when people get sick, whether it is mild or severe. Prevention is far better than trying to cure problems, because it saves people from undergoing what can sometimes be described as intolerable suffering. In a U.S. study, over 31,000 adults with end stage damage or […]

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sleep is essential for good health

Sleep Is Essential For Good Health

Some people find that they get a good night’s sleep almost every night without any trouble. Other people are envious because they have a lot of trouble and no matter what they do, sleep doesn’t come easy and it doesn’t last. It is essential that you get a good night’s sleep so your body’s energies […]

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