Tag Archives: Heart Health Tips

5 Keys to a Healthy Heart

Did you know that your heart is made up almost entirely of muscle and it’s strong enough to lift approximately 3,000 pounds? Whoa! Talk about having heart; that’s one strong little organ! Every year your heart beats about 35 million times, and throughout the course of an average lifetime this small muscle will beat about 2.5 billion [...]

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Be Heart Smart, Especially All Of You Women Out There

Are you “heart smart?”  All right, well tell me which of the following are true and which are false. Most women in America die from cancer. Heart disease is mostly a man’s problem. Only older women have heart disease. You can help prevent heart disease.

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What is Coronary Heart Disease?

Coronary heart disease, also called coronary artery disease, is the number one cause of deaths in America. It is caused by a narrowing of the arteries, due to a build-up of plaque, that can slow down or stop blood flow to the heart. Restricted blood flow increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Because [...]

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