Posts Tagged ‘stroke’

Prediabetes A Warning To Change Your Lifestyle Immediately

Prediabetes is a condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than they should be, but not yet high enough to be considered diabetes. Pre-diabetes can progress to type 2 diabetes, a disease in which your body does not use insulin properly.   Statistics now show that 33 percent of  American adults has this condition.…

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Heart Tips You Can Use To Stay Healthy As You Age

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We present several heart tips you can use use to keep your heart in top shape as you enter your senior years.   It’s important for you to know because right now heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability in the 50 + age group. Heart disease becomes a serious…

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Vascepa, New Heart Medication Proving Its Effectiveness

Vascepa, is the hot new heart drug on the market that has grabbed everyone’s attention. The reason: Vascepa cuts the risk of a patient’s first major heart attack or stroke, by 25%.   In addition, this wonder drug reduces the risk of a second heart attack or stroke by 32%, a third cardiovascular event by…

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Hypertension Kills, Several Tips For You To Stay Healthy

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Hypertension kills. If left untreated, it can lead to a heart attack or stroke. According to Centers For Disease Control (CDC), hypertension is among the leading causes of death in the United States. Statistically, about 75 million American adults (32%) suffer have high blood pressure. That’s an astounding 1 in every 3 adults. Only 54% of people with…

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An Aspirin A Day Can Make Your Heart Worse, Not Better, Seniors

An aspirin a day can make your heart worse, not better, senior citizens. Yes, you read it correctly, it’s not a typo. Contrary to the advice seniors have been given, daily aspirin can make your heart worse, not better.   Seniors, if your doctor finds you have a healthy heart, this study shows there is…

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High Blood Pressure Putting More Americans At High Risk

High blood pressure among Americans is increasing at an alarming rate and putting them into the high-risk category for heart attacks and strokes. Currently, estimates by the American Heart Association (AHA) indicate that more than 103 million Americans adults have high blood pressure. This is nearly half of all adult Americans. The AHA estimates that…

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