Woman experiencing heart palpitations

What Causes Heart Palpitations?

Are heart palpitations always a sign of something serious? Every wannabe romance writer has written at least one, if not dozens, of scenes involving hearts that skip a beat, flutter or feel like they want to leap out of some infatuated character’s chest. This can be very effective at drawing in the audience and conveying […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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Cardiovascular Wellness discusses the rising death rates in the United States from heart disease.

Death Rates from Heart Disease Rising

How do I know if I am at risk for developing heart disease? The number one cause of death in the U.S. is cardiovascular disease, currently accounting for more than 840,000 deaths per year. Cardiovascular disease and heart disease are often used interchangeably but they are not the same thing. Heart disease is a form […]

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2019
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Heart Attack Risks You Can Control

Are there things that can be done to lower the chances of having a heart attack? Someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 40 seconds… Myocardial infarctions, more commonly known as heart attacks, are the result of a loss or decrease of blood flow to the heart. Like any other muscle, if the […]

  • Posted on: Jun 22 2019
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Cholesterol: The Good and The Bad

What is the difference between good cholesterol and bad cholesterol? Everyone is familiar with the warnings associated with having high cholesterol. One of the reasons for that is the fact that it is so pervasive in our society. Based on research by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), adults in the United States […]

  • Posted on: May 4 2019
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Leg Swelling: Causes and Remedies

How much should I worry if I have frequent leg swelling? Swelling in the legs, including the feet and ankles, is a fairly common condition. While there are a range of possible causes, there is one thing that is pretty much universally true and that is the fact that you will receive a lot of […]

  • Posted on: Mar 31 2019
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