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Interval Training Exercise for Heart Health

What’s the best type of exercise to accomplish a stronger and healthier heart? Is one form of aerobic exercise better than another?

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Lifestyle Lessons: Blood Pressure and your Heart

One of the cheapest and most effective ways to strengthen the heart muscle and improve blood flow throughout the body is through regular exercise.

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The New Heart Healthy Diet Buzzword: Phytosterols

Phytosterols have recently been introduced to a limited number of foods. They are intended for adults who want to lower their cholesterol and improve their heart health.

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Do you have a Retirement Plan—for your Brain?

All human beings thrive on direction, challenge, structure, and purpose. And this is true for the length of our lifespans up to and most certainly beyond age 65.

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The Connection: Heart & Brain Health

Heart and brain diseases are highly age-related, and share risk factors. As the population ages, the prevalence of heart and brain disease is set to increase

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Getting “FITT”- Try These 4 Healthy Heart Exercise Tips

Physical inactivity is a risk factor for heart disease. The FITT Principle is a set of rules that can help you maximize the heart healthy benefits you receive from exercise.

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Metabolic Syndrome —the “Perfect Storm”

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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The Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.

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Protecting Your Heart From Emotional Pain

Emotional pain tends to worsen when those painful, traumatic events are replayed and relived, and becomes crippling when they affect mood, relationships or professional life.

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February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month

February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month. This article is dedicated to these very important topics.