Tag Archives: American Heart Association

Lower Your Blood Pressure Thru Exercise

Lower Your Blood Pressure Thru Exercise

  People suffering from high blood pressure can lower or control it, sometimes even reduce the need for medication, by making exercise a habit. Regular physical activity can make your ...

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Vigorous Exercise Helps People Live Longer: Study

Vigorous Exercise Helps People Live Longer: Study

  Miami, United States – Vigorous exercise, the kind that makes you sweat, get red in the face and breathe hard, may be better than moderate exercise when it comes to living longer, researchers said Monday. ...

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China on Brink of Heart Disease ‘Epidemic’: Study

China on Brink of Heart Disease ‘Epidemic’: Study

  Miami, United States – Unhealthy eating, smoking and obesity are threatening a heart disease epidemic in China, where three out of four people are in poor cardiovascular shape, said a study on Monday. The ...

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Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

  WASHINGTON, November 25, 2014 (AFP) – Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines published ...

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Hostile People More Likely to Suffer a Stroke: Study

Hostile People More Likely to Suffer a Stroke: Study

  WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 (AFP) – Feeling cynical and hostile toward others may double the risk of having a stroke in middle-aged and older adults, according to a study ...

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Women Face Higher Risk of Stroke Than Men

Women Face Higher Risk of Stroke Than Men

  WASHINGTON, February 6, 2014 (AFP) – Women face a higher risk of stroke than men, particularly due to high blood pressure disorders in pregnancy and other hormonal factors, US ...

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