One of the most well-known stories about the health benefits of eating fruit is called the French Paradox - the condition of unexpected low incidence of cardiovascular disease in French citizens who r...
More and more people especially working adults do not have sufficient physical activity either due to tight work schedules or unhealthy lifestyles. This increases their risk of getting heart disease, ...
Hypertension (high blood pressure) can lead to other serious health problems or even death.Hypertension has been called "the silent killer" for two reasons. First, it is silent since it has no specifi...
Copyright © 2007 The Brain Code LLCThe notion that high cholesterol is bad for you is receiving many challenges. An increasing number of medical professionals and researchers doubt this publicly accep...
Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance which is absolutely essential to the function of the body and all of its cells. It enables the body to function properly by keeping cell membranes intact. When t...
We live in a country where cardiovascular disease is the chief cause of death and disability in the United States. Yet, most people live in fear of getting cancer and a host of age-related diseases...
Because more than 40% of all deaths in the U.S. are from cardiovascular disease, one of the most important things people can do to improve their overall health and life expectancy is to improve the...
Are you obese? Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used to measure obesity. Prior to 2005, once your BMI hit 30 or higher, you are no doubt obese. But since 2005, World Health Organization (WHO) has revised t...
A number of studies over the years have shown that there is a link between sleep apnea and an increased risk of some cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Indeed, in one study it wa...
Women may experience a number of heart problems. Heart attacks, varicose veins, stroke, hypertension, and angina are some of the cardiovascular diseases that are experienced by women. The effect of th...