How Heart Disease and Stroke Are Related 3
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How Heart Disease and Stroke Are Related

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We often hear heart disease and stroke mentioned in the same sentence.  However, it’s not always clear how these two conditions are related.  It may help to understand exactly what a stroke is to understand […]

Heart Failure Facts 5
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Heart Failure Facts

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When you hear the term “heart failure” you may think that the heart is going to stop at any moment.  Heart failure actually means that your heart isn’t pumping blood either because it isn’t properly […]

Heart Disease In Children 7
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Heart Disease In Children

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We typically think of heart disease as an adult problem, but there are children who suffer from heart disease as well.  Most of the time this has little to do with lifestyle and more to […]

Exercise and Your Heart 9
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Exercise and Your Heart

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You’ve probably heard that it’s important to exercise to keep your heart healthy.  But you may not know how it actually does this important job.  Sometimes knowing the actual mechanism that helps your heart will […]

Common Causes of Heart Disease 11
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Common Causes of Heart Disease

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People are often concerned about heart disease, but many people are unaware of the actual causes of heart disease.  There are several major reasons why someone would develop a heart condition.  Heart disease is the […]

Understanding Cholesterol Medications 13
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Understanding Cholesterol Medications

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High cholesterol is a growing concern for many people.  You or someone you know may have been diagnosed with high cholesterol and prescribed medication to treat it.  And while these medications can be lifesaving, it’s […]

Reducing Your Cholesterol 15
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Reducing Your Cholesterol

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You’ve just gotten your blood work in the mail and it turns out your cholesterol is over 200.  Before you head to the pharmacy to pick up a cholesterol lowering medication, you should talk with […]

Managing Your Blood Pressure
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Managing Your Blood Pressure

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One of the most important numbers you can know about your heart is your blood pressure.  This is the amount of force that your blood exerts on the walls of your blood vessels.  When your […]

Cholesterol 101 18
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Cholesterol 101

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Cholesterol is something that people have learned to fear.  We spend a lot of time eating foods that don’t have much of it and we get our blood tested for it, but what is this […]