25 Heart Risk Factors You Need To Pay Attention After 40

25 Heart Risk Factors You Need To Pay Attention After 40

As you approach your 40s, heart health should be a significant concern. The American Heart Association released a report in 2015 indicating that around 6.3 percent of men and 5.6 percent of women between the ages of 40 and 59 struggle with coronary heart disease yearly. The rates are nearly double as the decade’s progress. Heart failure […]

This Study Will Make You Eat an Egg a Day

This Study Will Make You Eat an Egg a Day

Studies have shown that eating an egg a day can actually reduce the risk of stroke, a condition where a blood vessel bursts in the brain or a blood clot stop the flow of blood in the brain. Either type of stroke is a medical emergency and potentially fatal. Stroke is in the top ten […]

Don’t Consume Garlic If You Have Any of These Conditions. It’s Very Dangerous!

Don't Consume Garlic If You Have Any of These Conditions. It's Very Dangerous!

Raw garlic continues to be applied as a traditional remedy when it comes to the prevention and treatment of various health concerns the world over. Hypertension, coronary heart disease, high cholesterol, reduced blood flow caused by narrowed arteries, heart attack, and atherosclerosis are only a few of such concerns. As such, it is quite obvious […]

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat 3 Bananas A Day

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about three bananas? Multiple studies have revealed that consuming three bananas per day reaps plenty of health benefits. If you’re looking to incorporate more fruit into your diet and want one that will not just taste great but also yield wonderful physiological results, look no […]

The Warning Signs From Your Body You Should Never Ignore

The Warning Signs From Your Body You Should Never Ignore

[nextpage title=”…”] One of the best ways to stay healthy is to constantly analyze any signs that our body is giving us. Humans have a huge amount of feedback from their bodies, but there are a few symptoms that no one should ever ignore. Here is a closer look at a handful of warning signs […]

What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Soda?

What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Soda? Over the last several decades, drinking soda has become a universal habit that is seen throughout the world and spans every culture and socioeconomic level. Many studies have found that ingesting excessive amounts of soft drink beverages can result in long-term health problems. Obesity Soft drinks […]

How Many Hours of Sleep Does a Woman REALLY Need?

Duke University scientists find women need more sleep than men Researchers have recently discovered that lack of sleep can be more physically damaging to women than to men. Scientists at Duke University conducted a study tracking 210 middle aged men and women who were never diagnosed with a sleeping disorder. Participants in the study did […]

7 Warning Signs of Heart Attack In Women

Symptoms of myocardial infarction, or heart attack, are different in men and women. Experts say signs of heart attack exhibited in men are not displayed by women. This difference in the exhibition of heart attack signs between men and women is very important. Women often ignore their heart attack symptoms. Extreme chest pressure is one […]

7 Things To Do For Suspected Heart Attack

7 Things To Do For Suspected Heart Attack BY Positivemed Team Edited By: Stephanie Dawson • Call 911 The first and most important step is to call 911 or your local ambulance number. You should ensure that as soon as you see symptoms of a heart attack you immediately call so that the ambulance can […]

Circulatory Problems, Lessened Naturally

How to Manage Poor Circulatory Problems Naturally Circulatory problems occur when the blood flow is limited to parts of the body such as hands, feet, brain, heart, and lungs. Plaque builds up in our arteries and causes the restriction of blood flow and hardening of the arterial walls. Some of the diseases that can be […]

Coronary Heart Disease, the Short Version

This is a great poster! Six easy steps to help avoid coronary heart disease, the basics on how to treat it, and surgery basics. On the whole I think it’s better to try to avoid it as much as possible.  An ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure.

Understanding Coronary Heart Disease

Did you know that Coronary Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? For every 10,000 people, an estimated 200 pass away from this common heart disease. The conditions of atherosclerosis and coronary thrombosis are together known as coronary heart disease (CHD). Atherosclerosis is a degenerative […]

Spicy Foods Fight Heart Disease

Spicy foods, such as those foods you may have tried in Indian, Mexican or Korean restaurants, infused with curry and different peppers, have been shown to fight heart disease — the number one cause of death in the western world. Capsaicin, the compound that is responsible for the hot taste of spicy foods has been […]

Does Drinking Soda Cause Heart Disease?

Does Drinking Soda Cause Heart Disease?

Various studies suggest there is a link between drinking soda and heart disease. The latest study from Harvard School of Public Health suggest that sodas are associated with 20% increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) as well as some adverse changes in lipids, inflammatory factors, and leptin. “Even a moderate amount of sugary beverage […]