Aimee Rodriguez-Zepeda thought her greatest trial was over after she survived cancer at 33. But six years later, she was diagnosed with heart failure, a side effect of chemotherapy.
Research suggests that there is a possible modest benefit from various types of “sitting meditation.”
Being born with a heart defect may raise the odds of later developing dementia, especially early-onset dementia, a new study finds.
Women with bigger waists relative to their hips face a higher risk of heart attacks than men with a similar body shape, according to a new study.
By her own admission, Portia Rindos was doing just about everything wrong before passing out at work. At some level, she knew that was taking her down a path going nowhere good. Luckily her doctor helped her take control of her heart health.
Marcie Wilson wrestled with AFib for years before getting an ablation. Today this CVD community outreach nurse gets to share what she has learned about heart healthy living every day.
Keeping cholesterol under control is essential to our health. Doing so may mean taking prescribed medication. We’ve got the scoop on the various treatments and how they work to lower cholesterol and the risk of heart disease and stroke.
People can have high blood pressure for years without knowing, causing damage in the body that can’t be undone. Knowing your blood pressure number and making the changes that matter to keep it under control can go a long way toward preventing heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.
As she prepared for a trip home for the July 4 holiday, Denise Castille got a text message that likely saved her life. Her flight was delayed by more than an hour. Shortly after that, she started feeling like something massive was sitting on her chest, stifling her breath.
Embarking on a physical activity program is a good goal, health experts say, especially if you’re doing it for the right reasons — to improve overall health and feel better. As part of such a goal, it’s important to find a fitness plan that suits your needs.
The number of Americans at risk for heart attacks and strokes just got a lot higher. An estimated 103 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association.