Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs a punch. It wakes you up, boosts your metabolic rate and decreases the risk of some diseases. The real question is, “How do you take it?”
For people on the verge of being diagnosed with high blood pressure, doctor visits usually involve several checks, along with a recommendation of having more measurements taken at home. But how many?
Young adults who are overweight begin to develop high blood pressure and other heart problems that may put them at higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke later in life, a study shows.
Getting people to exercise isn’t as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in front of a hungry horse. It turns out, it’s better to show them the money and then threaten to take it away.
In this second part of a three-part series on PAD, we explore risk factors, symptoms and treatments for advanced peripheral artery disease.
In Part One, Frank and Maria had spent the first 18 months of their marriage in and out of the hospital dealing with poor blood flow and lesions that would not heal on his right leg. Read the conclusion of this dramatic story.
Her knees ached constantly. Her back, too. She knew why. Having long struggled to control the quality and quantity of her diet, her weight had ballooned to 380 pounds. Now she’s half the woman she used to be and committed to to better health.
A varied, quality diet could help prevent hospitalizations and even death among patients with heart failure, according to a recent study.