Tag: heart attack
According to a new study, coming down with shingles could make it more likely you'll suffer a heart attack or stroke. But don't sign up for the shingles vaccine just yet! Here's why.
Atrial fibrillation saddles you with irregular heartbeat and increased stroke risk. But a new study shows there's something that reduces the risk of a-fib by up to 23 per cent – and you’re going [...]
Stiff arteries are a common and deadly complication of diabetes. But you can protect your blood vessels from diabetic damage with resveratrol, an antioxidant in red wine, that may reduce artery [...]
Regardless of what you may hear from the American Heart Association, you should supplement with omega-3s both if you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease AND if you’re trying to prevent it!
Physical activity is a good preventative measure against heart attack. It’s also good for recovery if you’ve already survived a heart attack. But according to a recent study, most heart attack [...]
Some popular heartburn meds – both PPIs and H2 blockers – have been found to damage the bacterial balance in your stomach, lowering your defenses against stomach infections. Here’s how to stay [...]
If you live in a colder climate, winter weather can be brutal. But in dealing with the snow, seniors in particular face an increased risk of having a heart attack.
Earlier this year, Pepsi made a big move by changing the artificial sweetener in its Diet Pepsi to sucralose in the wake of health concerns over aspartame. But when its die-hard diet soda [...]
Study found that those who eat a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids – found in fish like salmon and mackerel – reduced their chances of dying from a heart attack by 10 per cent.