Category: Heart Health

Multi-Symptom Heart Disease Risk Gets a Name

October 18th, 2023
Health experts are redefining cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, prevention and management, according to a new American Heart Association Advisory published in “Circulation.” Experts Define CKM Various aspects of cardiovascular disease overlap with ki… more »

Social Isolation Can Hurt Your Heart (In More Ways Than One)

August 17th, 2022
Social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30 percent higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death from either, the American Heart Association (AHA) warns. Social Isolation and Loneliness can Hurt Your Health Although social isolation and feelin… more »

A Banana a Day May Keep the Cardiologist Away, Especially for Women

August 3rd, 2022
  New research shows that eating potassium-rich bananas can improve heart health in women. Potassium-Rich Foods Help Lower Blood Pressure Foods high in potassium help to counteract the negative effects of salt in the diet and lower blood pressure, re… more »

Looking to Help Your Heart? Do Your Chores

March 2nd, 2022
  A new study has found that everyday household activities including dishwashing, gardening and cooking count when it comes to helping older women reduce their risk for heart disease.   Household Chores and Your Heart   Women who got at least four… more »

“Broken Hearts” are on the Rise

November 10th, 2021
  The number of Americans diagnosed with “broken heart” syndrome has steadily risen is the past 15 years—with the vast majority being women, a new study finds.   New Research on “Broken Hearts”   In the new study, researchers found that since 2006,… more »