Heart Health

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  • Handling Heartburn: Three Experts Share Their Best Tips>>

    Lately I've been experiencing pain in my chest every time I eat, and I think it's heartburn. How can I make it stop?>>

  • 15 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease>>

    Holistic heart doc Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares what doctors may not learn in medical school about heart disease prevention.>>

  • Quiz: How Active Are You?>>

    Are you getting enough of that much-needed exercise into your daily routine? Take our quiz to find out if you're doing your best to keep your heart in shape or if you need to kick it up a notch.>>

  • The Super Bowl and Your Heart>>

    Is being a football fan too much for your heart to handle?>>

  • 4 Ways Women Can Improve Their Heart Health>>

    Tell a woman she is more likely to die of a heart attack or stroke than of breast cancer and she may not believe you. However, heart disease and disease of the blood vessels together claim twice as many women’s lives as all forms of cancer. Follow these health-boosting gender-based tips to protect yourself.>>

  • 6 Steps to a Happy Heart>>

    Achiving a heathy heart doesn't just include the medical and physical side. Your emotional health plays a key role too. Here are 6 things you can start doing today to raise your spirits.>>

  • Jump Start Your Heart Health>>

    Through diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes, you can give your heart a fighting chance against cardiovascular disease. Help protect your ticker with these suggestions.>>

  • 30 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health>>

    Add up these small changes to your daily routine, and you've got a powerful dose of heart disease prevention–no coronary care units or intra-aortic balloon pumps required!>>

  • 17 Heart-Healthy Meal Ideas>>

    You know that what you eat affects your heart health. You also know that some foods, like fish, beans, and nuts, are proven fighters of heart disease. But how do you incorporate heart-healthy eating in your day-to-day meals? These 17 breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes will have you eating better in a heartbeat.>>

  • DASH Diet for Blood Pressure>>

    Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension—DASH—is proving to be one of the most effective diets for controlling high blood pressure and the associated health risks. >>

  • The Heart Tests to Get>>

    Most heart experts say that the place to start is with a few simple tests for the heart, plus a family history.  >>

  • 7 Heart Numbers to Watch>>

    Chances are, when you think of heart risk, you do a quick mental review of your cholesterol levels. Those numbers are important, but others are key as well if you want to whittle away your danger.>>

  • What to Expect After a Heart Attack>>

    Most people survive their first heart attack and go on to live active, productive lives. So if you’ve had a heart attack, there's no need to despair. You will, however, need to make some lifestyle changes. >>

  • Hearty Red Foods>>

    Red is the colour most associated with love, passion, intensity and…heart health? There are many red-coloured foods that are good for the body’s most important muscle. Here's a list of popular red foods to add to your regular diet that will keep your heart healthy and beating strong.>>

  • Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart>>

    Want to lower your risk for heart disease? Here are 12 tips for cooking the heart-healthy way.>>

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