heart attack

broken heart
Although it sounds like the title of a very sad country song, dying from a broken heart is possible… but not very likely. Broken Heart Syndrome, also known as Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy is a “temporary heart condition that develops in response to an intense emotional or physical experience.” The condition ultimately […]

Dying From a Broken Heart

heart attack versus cardiac arrest
The terms heart attack and cardiac arrest tend to be used, by most people, interchangeably. The confusion is understandable since both have to do with the heart; however, there are some key differences between the two conditions that are crucial in figuring out which someone is experiencing. What is a […]

Heart Attack Versus Cardiac Arrest

Study suggests link between blood pressure and dementia.
Lowering blood pressure may help reduce risk of dementia. New results from a long-term study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests possible link between blood pressure and dementia. The longitudinal study followed 4,700 Americans for 24 years. Researchers tracked participants’ blood pressure levels at different ages throughout […]

Study Suggests Link Between Blood Pressure and Dementia

Your heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood through your body. It is one of the most important aspects of the body, and without one we would not be able to survive. It is important to understand how to take care of your cardiovascular needs in order to avoid strokes and heart […]

How to Eat Right and Maintain a Healthy Heart

New Study Linking Heart Health with Exercise According to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, exercise is the best way to protect your heart. Th study – conducted in the Netherlands, specifically Rotterdam – collected data from 5,344 individuals aged 55 to 97. Participants provided information on not only their […]

Not Exercising Is Just As Bad As Being Obese