Posts Tagged Heart disease

A nap a day keeps high blood pressure at bay…

Summary:. It seems that napping may do more than just reboot our energy level and improve our mood. New research has found that people who took advantage of a midday snooze were more likely to have a noticeable drop in blood pressure compared with those who didn’t nap… Read the article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190307081029.htm Advertisements

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Why Are More Young People Having Heart Attacks?…

…According to a new study, heart attack rates are increasing in what may seem like an unlikely group: adults in their 20s and 30s… Read about this at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/64945-heart-attacks-young-people.html

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Why getting enough sleep reduces cardiovascular disease risk…

Summary: Getting enough sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease. Now investigators have discovered one way that sleep protects against the development of atherosclerosis… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190213132317.htm

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Dark chocolate is good for your heart…

(from an article at NaturalNews.com) Chocolates are a guilty pleasure for many people around the world, but there’s nothing to feel bad about if you’re eating the right kind. Milk chocolate is the type that most people eat, but it is dark chocolate that is better for your health… Read the full article here: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-09-dark-chocolate-is-good-for-your-heart.html

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Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle…

Summary from sciencedaily.com:  Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review article… Read the full article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180924144042.htm

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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Help the Healthy…

Summary:  In a clinical trial to determine the effects of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia or physical disability… Read all about this trial at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180916152706.htm

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This Professor Called Coconut Oil ‘Pure Poison.’ Is She Right?…

A Harvard nutrition professor’s lecture has ignited a new front in the battle over coconut oil. In one camp, coconut oil acolytes who claim the stuff can prevent heart disease, increase metabolism and burn fat. In the other, researchers like University of Freiburg professor Karin Michels, who called the stuff “pure poison”… Read the article […]

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Most People Don’t Know This: Not Getting Enough Exercise Ups Your Cancer Risk…

Getting too little exercise is tied to an increased risk of cancer — but according to a new study, most people in the U.S. don’t know this… Read about it here at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/63287-not-enough-exericse-cancer-risk.html

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Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health…

Summary:  Multivitamins and mineral supplements do not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death. Data pooled from multiple studies show no health benefit of multivitamins… Read more about this data collection and analysis at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180710072023.htm

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Caffeine from four cups of coffee protects the heart with the help of mitochondria…

Summary:  A new study shows that a caffeine concentration equivalent to four cups of coffee promotes the movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria, enhancing their function and protecting cardiovascular cells from damage… Read about the study here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180621141008.htm

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The Human Body: The Circulatory System…

(From LiveScience) The circulatory system is a vast network of organs and vessels that is responsible for the flow of blood, nutrients, hormones, oxygen and other gases to and from cells… Read the full article @ LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/22486-circulatory-system.html   #TheHumanBody

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Beetroot juice found to decrease blood pressure and could be a great alternative treatment for people with cardiovascular disease…

(Natural News) Cardiovascular disease can be frightening, and it’s understandable that those who have it want to do everything in their power to keep it under control. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they need to take on the risks of prescription drugs… Read the rest of the article here: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-01-beetroot-juice-found-to-decrease-blood-pressure-cardiovascular-disease.html

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Consuming more than five drinks a week could shorten your life…

Summary:  Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research. The study shows that drinking more alcohol is associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm, heart failure and death… Read about it here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180413121952.htm

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When Heart Disease Runs in the Family, Exercise May be Best Defense…

Intro:  Exercise may be the best way to keep hearts healthy – and it works even for people with a genetic pre-disposition for heart disease, according to new findings in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation… Read more at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/54296-when-heart-disease-runs-in-the-family-exercise-may-be-best-defense

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Study finds any activity—from workouts to housework—is good for the heart…

Intro: An international team of scientists… has found that physical activity of any kind—from gym workouts to housecleaning —can help prevent heart disease and even death… Read more about this study at enn.com: http://www.enn.com/sci-tech/article/52779

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Meditation Could Play a Role in Heart Disease Prevention…

Intro: Meditation could possibly help ward off heart disease,…  The 7,000-year-old practice has the potential to reduce some risk factors for heart disease, according to a new review from the American Heart Association… Read the full article here @ livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/60546-meditation-may-help-reduce-risk-of-heart-disease.html

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Consuming rapeseed oil enriched with Omega-3 reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease… 

Summary from Eurekalert.org: Scientists… have proven that the consumption of high oleic canola oil enriched with Omega-3 reduces the concentration of triglycerides in the blood…  Check out the report here: Consuming rapeseed oil enriched with Omega-3 reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

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High resting heart rate and blood pressure linked to later mental health disorders… 

Summary from ScienceDaily.com:  A high resting heart rate and blood pressure in youth predict an increased susceptibility for anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder later in life, reveals an extensive study. Read all about it here: High resting heart rate and blood pressure linked to later mental health disorders

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