Young women (under age 55) are less likely than young men to be prescribed or to fill their prescription after a heart attack,according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation:Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
People who gradually increase how much salt they eat and people who habitually eat too much salt both face an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Nearly half of Hispanic adults were unaware they have high cholesterol, and less than a third receive any kind of treatment for it, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
For the first time, experts urge early monitoring for heart and blood vessel disease among teens with major depression or bipolar disorder, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
If you don’t know the answer, you’re not alone. Many survivors feel scared, confused and overwhelmed after a heart attack. Read the first in our four-part After A Heart Attack series to help guide your steps and connect with resources to support your recovery.
Many people have high blood pressure (HBP) for years without knowing it. Generally, there are no symptoms, but when HBP goes untreated, it damages arteries and vital organs throughout your body. That’s why it is often called the “silent killer.”
Ellie Brady was the picture of health, a wife and mother training for a half marathon. On a nine-mile training run she got out of breath. As the week progressed so did her symptoms — back pain, chest pain, uncontrollable chills — until she could no longer ignore them.
Blood pressure is an important part of everyone’s health, because high blood pressure contributes to many forms of cardiovascular diseases. It benefits everyone to understand and monitor their blood pressure.
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.