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Cardiomyopathy
by Kimberly Allen, RN Cardiomyopathy is one of those umbrella terms used to cover a variety of diseases affecting the heart muscle.  Cardiomyopathy can affect both males and females of all ages.  However, certain types of cardiomyopathy are more common in a particular age group as some are more... Read more
Stem Cells – The Future of Treating Heart Disease
by Kimberly Allen, RN Stem cell therapy continues to be controversial, however, it is currently being used to treat at least 75 different conditions ranging from acute blood disorders and cancers to inherited metabolic and autoimmune disorders.  Research into the use of stem cells in treating disease is ongoing... Read more
Angina

Angina is not a disease but a symptom. It is the most common symptom of coronary artery disease. Over 10 million Americans suffer from angina with another 500,000 new cases being diagnosed every year…

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Heart Surgery Recovery Plan
Many of those recovering from heart surgery should take it as a wake-up call to begin living a healthy life. The simple process of replacing bad habits with good and fun habits can make all the difference in the rate of your recovery.  A simple but carefully planned diet... Read more
Healthy Benefits Of Fast Foods?  NOT!!!
Love fast food?   yeah well I used to love digging into a nice hot and juicy burger with crispy hot fries and chasing it all down with an extra large diet soda after a good workout right?  Well these foods or better said lack of can make all the... Read more
Whats in a Stroke?

Whats in a Stroke?

Medical July 19, 2012

A brain stroke is the second leading cause of death and is responsible for 4.5 million deaths per year.  Stroke is also the number 3 cause of death in the Unites states right behind heart disease and cancer and affects more than 3 quarters of a million Americans annually.... Read more
Give Caffeine The Boot For Good
  Are you caffeine junky?  Caffeine in any of its forms whether is it coffee and soda product is one of the primary socially accepted addictive drugs that a person might incorrectly feel is not a serious problem but in reality is. For decades scientist have accepted that caffeine... Read more
Is Viagra Really Good For You?
Before Viagra showed up on the scene billions upon billions of people were conceived without any help at all from heavy psychotropic drugs or in other words Viagra.  You rarely would ever hear about anyone having a problem with their sexual performance or longevity of an erection.  But with... Read more
Quick and fit way to lower your blood pressure
Two words, flavonoids and anthocynins.  Easy right, well these substances can be found in berries specifically blueberries and are accredited with lowering ones blood pressure and can be very helpful in preventing diabetes, heart disease, stroke and premature aging.   By eating a full cup of berries three to four... Read more
3 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

Although cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in America, one can aid and help in preventing it by following some simple suggestions and by adopting a healthy lifestyle you can help yourself considerably regardless of past family history, age or sex

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