Tag: heart attacks

Peak allergy season brings more heart attacks

During peak pollen months when allergies are at their worst, heart attacks increase by as much as 16 percent. Here’s how to enjoy the spring bloom without putting your heart in danger.

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Migraines may increase risk of heart disease and stroke

When you’re in the throes of a migraine, it’s hard to imagine a worse pain. But instead of popping pills, try visiting a medical acupuncturist. This time-tested treatment can relieve pain in all [...]

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Nearly half of all heart attacks are ‘silent’

Approximately 45 per cent of all heart attacks are “silent” – that is, they don’t produce obvious symptoms and often go unnoticed. But that doesn’t make them any less dangerous… or potentially fatal.

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Beat back heart attacks and cancer with spicy food

In a new study, published in the British Medical Journal, researchers found that regularly eating spicy foods can slash your risk of dying from heart disease, respiratory problems and even cancer.

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Want to improve your heart health?

Some Harvard researchers decided to measure whether outcomes are worse for heart patients during the weeks when their cardiologists are on holiday. The results were shocking.

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