Heart Health

Could Your Calcium Supplements be Giving You Heart Disease?

Could Your Calcium Supplements be Giving You Heart Disease?

According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), an estimated 43% of Americans consume calcium supplements daily without much thought as to whether there are side effects. Additionally, half of all women over age 60 take these supplements to prevent or treat osteoporosis. It seems to be a common mistake for Americans to believe that more is always better […]

This Underrated Superfood is Amazingly Tasty

This Underrated Superfood is Amazingly Tasty

Avocados may be the ultimate healthy food. They are not only creamy and delicious, they are easy to pack anywhere, filling, and inexpensive. Here are some reasons you need to start eating them everyday. 1. They will help you to stay slim. Yes, they may be packed with fats, but, avocados are actually quite low in calories. one medium avocado […]

Is High or Low Blood Pressure More Likely to Trigger Heart Attacks? You'll Be Shocked at the Answer

Is High or Low Blood Pressure More Likely to Trigger Heart Attacks? You’ll Be Shocked at the Answer

High blood pressure and heart attacks go hand in hand, or so we used to think. Having chronic high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to serious health issues such as heart disease, heart attack, stroke and even kidney disease. Heart disease patients are frequently advised on all kinds of ways to lower their blood pressure such as dietary […]

If You Have These Symptoms, Do Not Ignore Them.

If You Have These Symptoms, Do Not Ignore Them.

Many of the aches and pains we experience on a daily basis are simply a symptom of stress or overload, but there are some things that can be a sign of something serious, and should be paid attention to. So how do we know when to sleep it off and when to go to the hospital? Below are 4 symptoms […]

Are You Allergic to Exercise?

Are You Allergic to Exercise?

At first, Nancy Clanton thought it was nerves. Or maybe it was the oranges? Whatever the culprit of the bright red welts covering her body after running in a track meet, Clanton – then a junior high student in Long Beach, California – hoped the reaction was a fluke. It wasn’t. The itchy, clustered bumps continued to sprout up regularly […]

Are You Financially Stressed? 5 Realistic Ways To Curb Your Anxiety

Are You Financially Stressed? 5 Realistic Ways To Curb Your Anxiety

Do you break out in a cold sweat whenever your mind drifts to your student loan debt or fluctuating 401(k)? Find yourself averting your eyes from the ever-increasing number in the “outstanding balance” box of your credit card statements? Sounds like you have financial anxiety—and you’ve got a lot of company. The American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America survey […]