Stress is a natural part of human life. Everyone experiences it at one time or another. Stress is the human body’s way of managing problems.
As of Monday, November 13th, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology updated guidelines for high blood pressure for high-risk individuals. Prior to this update, high blood pressure was defined as 140 for systolic blood pressure and 90 for diastolic blood pressure. Now, the high blood pressure targets have moved down to […]
September is recognized as Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Atrial fibrillation, abbreviated as AFib or AF, is a form of irregular heartbeat that can increase the risk of blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications. Normally, your heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute. With AFib, your heart rate can be as […]
Quitting can be difficult, but there are numerous benefits, regardless of how long or how much you have smoked. Here are 8 tips to help you quit smoking and take charge of your heart health.
Cardiac rehabilitation programs improve quality of life for millions of patients every year.
A balanced diet, physical activity, and other healthy habits are closely tied to a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke. Try these and other healthy lifestyle habits here.