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Obesity Causes Serious Structural Damage to the Heart

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More and more Americans are succumbing to obesity, as the number of people diagnosed as clinically obese across the globe recently hit 2 BILLION. This escalating issue caused leading researchers to label the problem a “growing and disturbing global health crisis.” The severity of obesity isn’t merely an aesthetic problem: additional weight in excess leads […]

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Heart Disease and Stroke Directly Linked to Poor Sleep

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Everyone craves a good night’s sleep. It leaves us the next morning feeling refreshed and energized to conquer the day ahead. But for many Americans a solid, uninterrupted 8-hours of shut-eye is a struggle to achieve. The American Sleep Association estimates that 50-70 MILLION US adults have a sleep disorder of some kind — but […]

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Acupuncture Reduces Heart Disease Risk In Fibromyalgia Patients

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Heart disease in the United States is an area of growing concern. It is connected directly to the stresses of modern living, and more young people are suffering heart attacks than ever before. What we eat, whether we exercise, if we worry too much, and if we get enough sleep all have an effect. The […]

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Does Aspirin Actually Help Heart Disease? More Study Needed, Say Researchers

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An easy fix for a fever or headache, and regularly prescribed as a blood thinner, aspirin is bought over the counter by millions of Americans each year. It is often taken as a way to prevent blood clots which reduces the risk of stroke. Now research published in Clinical Cardiology journal asks the question: can aspirin […]

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Eating Dairy Does Not Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

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Dairy products taste delicious, but let’s face it — they have negative image. High fat content means it’s bad for you, right? Well, not exactly. Eating yoghurt, cheese and full-fat milk does not increase a person’s risk for heart attack or stroke, say researchers at the University of Reading. The team says the notion that […]

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Researchers Detect Strong Link Between Chronic Pain and Cardiac Disease

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An increasing number of Americans each year are being diagnosed with heart disease. Many factors are linked to this rising demographic – namely, the misconception that fat is a leading cause in cardiac dysfunction. However new research indicates something entirely different: a strong connection between chronic pain and an increased risk of cardiac disease.   […]

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Chinese Herbal Formula Shown To Have Beneficial Effects On Angina

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A Chinese herbal formula consisting of four separate herbs is shown to be highly effective when used to treat coronary artery disease, according to a new literature study published in the Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine journal. Researchers in Beijing undertook an extensive review of existing literature, highlighting the positive effects of the formula when […]

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Active Adults Are Being Misdiagnosed With Heart Disease

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The strain of modern living is having a negative effect on our cardiac health. Heart disease in the U.S. is now being directly linked to contemporary stress with younger people having more heart attacks than ever before. The issue of heart health is serious, but for those individuals who are careful about what they eat […]

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Migraines In Women Are More Likely To Cause Heart Disease, Early Death

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According to a new piece of research published in the BMJ, women who experience migraines have an increased risk of also incurring cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes. In turn, those same women are also at risk of dying much younger than women who don’t suffer from migraines. Previous studies have linked migraines […]

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Cognitive Decline Related to Blood Pressure Fluctuations

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Over the years, research has indicated that those with high blood pressure are at greater risk of contracting a host of cardiac diseases including heart attack, stroke and heart disease. However, a new study conducted by scientists at the Rutgers Cancer Institute, New Jersey, now suggests that there is strong evidence that fluctuations in blood pressure […]

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