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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1). Every year, 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by a heart-related disease. Amongst many risk factors, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and smoking have been named most critical, and almost half of Americans can identify with at least one of them.
Gender can play a role in risk factors, symptoms.
Monday, August 29, 2016
12 Ways Your Relationship Can Hurt Your Health
How your boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse can influence everything from sleep to blood pressure.Can your relationship status make a difference in your overall well-being? To borrow a commonly used Facebook phrase, it's complicated. Research shows that strong partnerships can help us avoid illness, adopt healthier habits, and even live longer. On the other hand, troubled relationships tend to breed stress and weaken immunity.
"Patients with heart failure should not be scared of exercise damaging them or killing them," said principal investigator Rod Taylor, director of the Exeter Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Exeter Medical School, in England.
"The message for heart failure patients is clear. Exercise is good for you, it will make you feel better, and it could potentially make you live longer," Taylor said in a European Society of Cardiology news release.
What Your Blood Pressure Really Says About Your Heart
What Does the Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure Number Mean?It can be easy to forget exactly what the numbers mean. Systolic (the first number) refers to the amount of pressure created when your heart contracts and pushes blood through the arteries. While Diastolic (the second number) refers to the amount of pressure in your arteries while your heart is at rest.
Everything You Need To Know about the New FDA Warning
Improve How You Communicate With Your DoctorTalking to your doctor can sometimes be intimidating, especially if it's your first visit. At Just Heart Cardiovascular, we work hard to improve how we talk with our patients so that it's easier for them to make informed decisions and participate in their healthcare. But there's room for improvement. That's why we have included these 5 tips to help you communicate with your doctor better.
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Dr. Camellus Ezeugwu, We would like to take this opportunity to convey our sincere appreciation for sharing your valuable expertise, knowledge and time with our clinical student this quarter. It is your willingness and dedication to train others that leads to high quality health care practitioners.We look forward to a continued relationship as we train future nurse practitioners.
Dr.Ezeugwu is a wonderful Doctor I would highly recommend him. I was skeptical at first, but after a few visits, I trust him completely for my care.
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