6 Foods to Improve Your Heart Health

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by Djohny Alexandre There is no shortcut, your cardiovascular health starts with good food and exercise. Editor’s note: This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat any condition. If you have any health concern, see a licensed healthcare professional in person. — Heart disease is the leading cause…

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Son Is “Healthy and Happy” 6 Months After Heart Surgery

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Camryn Rabideau Oct 22, 2017 @ 11:45 am This makes us so happy. Yesterday, Jimmy Kimmel gave his Instagram followers an update on his 6-month-old son Billy’s health, and yes, it’s good news! Back in May, the Jimmy Kimmel Live! host revealed to his audience that his newborn son was having open heart surgery at just a few days after being…

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Body weight trumps other factors in maintaining low blood pressure

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By: Daniel Allar A 25-year study of young adults transitioning to middle age revealed maintaining a healthy weight was more important in blood pressure control than other common health behaviors. Specifically, participants who kept a body mass index of less than 25 kilograms per square meter were 41 percent less likely to have increasing blood…

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Brain Activity May Predict Stress-Related Cardiovascular Risk

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By Traci Pedersen In the largest brain-imaging study of cardiovascular stress physiology to date, researchers have introduced a brain-based explanation of why stress might impact a person’s heart health. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, show that as we experience stressful events, our brains produce a distinct pattern of activity…

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Heart-healthy cooking to prevent stroke

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St. Mary’s Medical Center Your heart and brain need nutritious foods to stay healthy. And while we all know the importance of a balanced diet that incorporates fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins and is low in sodium and both saturated and trans fats, did you know maintaining a healthful diet requires more than…

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Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

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By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) – Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your age. In fact, in a recent group of elderly patients, “the benefit of an ideal cardiovascular health in reducing mortality…

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