Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Attack

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Attack Patients

In patients who’ve had a heart attack, a Mediterranean diet was much better than a low-fat diet at reducing risk for another heart attack. The study…

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Extra Heartbeats (PVCs) Cured Naturally

Blair had a recurrent heart arrhythmia since childhood, diagnosed in her 40’s as PVCs. When the condition suddenly grew worse, here’s how we solved it without drugs or ablation...


People with Atrial Fibrillation Are Living Longer

People with atrial fibrillation are living longer, but the condition still shortens life by two years, new research has found. Study details…


Omega-3 Supplements Really Do Help Prevent Heart Disease

Recent research concludes that omega-3 supplements can reduce the risk of a fatal heart attack by 35%. Read on for the study findings…


Should You Take Statins? Three Questions to Answer

The expansion of statin guidelines has brought many more people under its umbrella. Here’s how to personalize the recommendations to your health profile.

Heart Failure

A Novel Way to Predict Heart Failure Prognosis

It’s difficult to predict the prognosis for a person with heart failure, but new research shows that pupil size can give valuable clues. Study results…

Cardiovascular Disease

Who Really Benefits from Low-Dose Aspirin?

Aspirin is widely taken—sometimes without a doctor’s advice—for heart health, preventing stroke and cancer. But its risks often outweigh the benefits.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Beware of Atrial Fibrillation After Any Surgery

A new study shows that an irregular heartbeat (Afib) can develop following any type of surgery, not just cardiac. Steps to protect yourself or a loved one from this dangerous risk.

Cardiovascular Disease

The Great Cholesterol Myth—Sarah Hiner Talks to Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, Nutritionist and Nationally Recognized Expert in Weight Loss, Nutrition and Health

We have been brainwashed into thinking that heart disease is caused by cholesterol, but the real culprit is insulin resistance.

Cardiovascular Disease

IVF Offers Clues to Future Health Problems

For women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF), the process may provide warnings of future heart problems and osteoporosis. New study details…

Blood Pressure

Positive Thinking Could Help Prevent a Stroke

Stroke sufferers who think positively about their health have lower blood pressure and reduced risk for a future stroke. New study details…


Why Do I Need to Wear a Heart Monitor for So Long?

If you’re having palpitations or other unexplained heart symptoms, wearing a Holter monitor can help detect the cause. Here, details on the process…

Low Blood Pressure

Is My Blood Pressure Too Low?

High blood pressure is a widely recognized health threat, but blood pressure that’s too low also can be harmful. Read on for details…

Cardiovascular Disease

You May Not Need a Heart Stent

Placing stents in arteries of patients as a pre-emptive measure is no more effective than medication and lifestyle changes.

Blood Pressure

Postprandial Hypotension: When Eating Makes You Dizzy

Feeling faint or dizzy after eating might be caused by postprandial hypotension, a common condition among older adults. Here’s what you can do about it.