How to Get Your Blood Pressure Down and Keep It Down
High blood pressure is often undetected until it's too late. A healthy lifestyle including diet, exercise, and stress management can help to ensure that your blood pressure remains within safe limits, which can ultimately prevent a stroke, heart attack, or renal failure.
How I Live With Congestive Heart Failure and Heart Disease
Living with heart disease or congestive heart failure (CHF) is not an automatic death sentence. It wasn't for me and doesn't have to be for you. This is my story as a survivor, ten years after my first heart attack
Cholesterol Types, Functions, Problems, and Management
Cholesterol has vital jobs in our bodies. Excess LDL cholesterol is bad, but the HDL type is good. Our diet helps to control the ratio between the two forms.
Women and Heart Attacks
Women who die suddenly of heart attacks often have no previous symptoms. This article lists common risk factors for heart disease, explains the symptoms of a heart attack, and what action you should take if you suspect you're at risk. Prevention of heart attacks is also explained.