Keeping your cholesterol levels in check is easier than you may think. Simple changes in your diet can help lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol and increase the good kind (HDL). Follow these five easy dietary tips for excellent heart health.
Fruit is a treat you might already enjoy, but luckily, some fruits are also highly beneficial for your heart. If you aren't eating much fruit, try incorporating these five fruits to stay heart-healthy.
Do you or does someone close to you suffer from cardiovascular problems? Did you know that herbalists consider hawthorn to be the best remedy against these diseases? Here's everything hawthorn can do for your heart.
Although advances in medicine have helped in the fight against coronary heart disease (CHD), individual lifestyle also goes far in improving the odds of surviving a CHD-related heart attack. So what can you do?
Whether you’ve had a heart attack or simply want to lead a healthier life, a heart-health plan can help you make healthy decisions. If you are developing a heart-health plan, here are some words of wisdom to inspire you.
Pulmonary edema is a condition where fluid builds up in the lungs. The problem can be chronic or acute and life-threatening. Here are the symptoms you should look for, what you can do to prevent it and when you should call an ambulance.
If you have atrial fibrillation, or a heart arrhythmia, a pacemaker can give you your life back. But, this delicate device needs to be well-maintained and there are certain safety precautions you should know about.
The gold-standard eating plan for high blood pressure is called the DASH diet. It stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Take control of your health today, and make a positive change—try the DASH diet!
While it’s true that more Canadians die of coronary heart disease (CHD) than any other illness, things are changing. You're now far less likely to succumb to a fatal CHD-related heart attack, thanks to better medicines and real surgical innovations.