Heart Disease

Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. One of…

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…

Fat…you’re told they’re bad, then you’re told they’re good. So, which is it? Both. “Your body needs fat in order to function,” says Barbara Roberts,…

Millions of Americans, including middle-aged and older Americans, have a very protein-rich diet. But now, new studies have found something very interesting – while this…

Pretty In Red Party – Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 5:30PM Location : Sheraton Imperial RTP 4700 Emperor Blvd Heart Disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States.Our goal is to assess health and educate on how to keep a healthy heart. BE FIT & have FUN ! The event […]

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of death of women in the US! Learn how to maintain a healthy heart while having fun at the same time. Come out to the Sheraton RTP Feb 1st for our Pretty In Red Party | Zumba, free food , music & more! To register go to […]

The number of Americans who report they have coronary heart disease – which includes heart attack and angina (chest pain) – continues to decline but rates vary widely from state to state and by race and ethnicity, according to a new report published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for […]

We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes.  In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a very serious condition that affects the blood flow to and from the main arteries from the heart. According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, the rate is higher in African Americans. People who suffer from […]

Do you have any idea what keeps your hear ticking as it should? Check out some amazing and little known facts about your heart here.

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Denise Mann The study conducted by Sabina Sieri, PhD, of the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, a national institute for cancer research in Milan, Italy, has found that carbohydrates with a high glycemic index tend to be the carbs that effect the heart.  This is not say that a diet high […]

VIA:  Health.Com Stress creates inflammation Several studies have linked stress, job strain, and general demoralization to a greater risk for heart disease, though the relationship is less causal than other lifestyle factors, like smoking. Stress triggers an increase of cortisol, a “stress hormone,” which can raise blood-sugar levels and blood pressure. The overproduction of cortisol […]