Heart Health

What Do Gallstones and Heart Disease Have in Common? Turns Out, A Lot.

What Do Gallstones and Heart Disease Have in Common? Turns Out, A Lot.

In a new connection never made before, researchers have discovered that those who have suffered gallstones in the past may be at a slightly higher risk of developing heart disease in their future than those who have not. The study was published online on Aug. 18 in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Research was done on a large scale […]

Breaking: This Common Heart Disorder Could Increase Your Risk of Dementia

Breaking: This Common Heart Disorder Could Increase Your Risk of Dementia

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm disorder, affecting over 3 million people in the US. When someone has atrial fibrillation, the upper heart chambers do not contract well, which could cause blood clots to form in the heart over time. Now, A new study has found that a popular drug commonly used by those who have atrial fibrillation, may […]

3 Common Emergency Surgeries You Should Try to Avoid

3 Common Emergency Surgeries You Should Try to Avoid

When it comes to medical emergencies, nobody wants them, and most do not prepare for them. Yet, it is a fact of life that they happen anyway. Over 3 million people in the U.S. get emergency procedures done each yearThere are some emergency procedures and surgeries that are more common than others, yet shockingly, a new study recently published in […]

This Everyday Ingredient in Your Spice Cabinet is Actually a Dangerous Toxin

This Everyday Ingredient in Your Spice Cabinet is Actually a Dangerous Toxin

There is an ingredient that almost everybody in the world uses daily to spice up their meals, but turns out, it may actually be deadly for you: salt. Table salt, sea salt, iodized salt – whichever version you prefer, chances are that you probably never go a day without it. Even if you prepare all your meals yourself, it is […]

Daylights Savings Time Is Detrimental To Your Health. Here Is What You Can Do About It

Daylights Savings Time Is Detrimental To Your Health. Here Is What You Can Do About It

We all “lost” an hour of sleep today. Daylight Savings Time has been in practice for a very long time, but is it really worth it? Turns out, it may be more than an temporary inconvenience or disruption. Daylight Savings Time can really have a big effect your health over time. Usually, the time change is more difficult to handle […]

3 Surprising Foods That Lower Cholesterol

3 Surprising Foods That Lower Cholesterol

High cholesterol levels seem to be a looming problem as most of us age. The good news is, it is almost entirely related to diet choices, and with a little bit of tweaking, you can certainly lower your cholesterol without making too big of a change in your lifestyle. Most of us already know that specific foods like beans, red […]