Tag Archives: Heart Disease

How to Control Your Blood Pressure

How to Control Your Blood Pressure

  Hypertension or high blood pressure is called the silent killer because it is. Many people with hypertension show no warning signs or symptoms, and do not know they have ...

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Don’t Take Hypertension For Granted

Don’t Take Hypertension For Granted

  Hypertension or high blood pressure is often called a “silent disease” because you usually don’t know that you have it, thus making it dangerous. In fact, one third of ...

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More Evidence that Fried Food Raises Heart Attack Risk

More Evidence that Fried Food Raises Heart Attack Risk

  Miami, United States – People who eat lots of fried food and sugary drinks have a 56 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to those who eat healthier, US ...

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Sick in Winter but Healthy in Summer? Blame Your Genes

Sick in Winter but Healthy in Summer? Blame Your Genes

  Paris, France – Nearly a quarter of our genes change how active they are according to the season, which may explain why people are more prone to illness in winter rather than ...

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Packed with Health Benefits, Coffee Gains Ground with Experts

Packed with Health Benefits, Coffee Gains Ground with Experts

  Washington, United States – Long viewed as a controversial dark substance, coffee is gaining ground among medical experts who say it can protect against heart disease, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and diabetes, even ...

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Shorter People Have Bigger Risk of Heart Disease

Shorter People Have Bigger Risk of Heart Disease

  Miami, United States – Short people face a greater lifetime risk of clogged arteries, according to a study out Wednesday that confirmed the long-known link between height and heart disease by ...

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Raising Legal Age to 21 Would Cut Cigarette Smoking: Study

Raising Legal Age to 21 Would Cut Cigarette Smoking: Study

  Miami, United States – If people could not get cigarettes until the age of 21, lives would be saved because fewer people would start smoking, said a report by the Institute ...

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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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