HOW Stress Causes Heart Attack: What Goes On Inside Body

. You know that stress can trigger a heart attack, but do you know HOW this process occurs, what actually goes on inside your body leading up to the cardiac event? Read more…

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How Fast Should Mile Run Time Be to Lower Heart Attack Risk

How fast a man can run a mile has now been shown to correlate with future risk of heart attack death. The first study (conducted by UT Southwestern Medical Center) involved men ages 45, 55 Read more...

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Is Bodybuilding Bad for Your Heart?

Ever wonder if bodybuilding is bad for the heart? There’s always concern that bodybuilding, or getting “too much” muscle, is bad for the heart. I’m a certified personal trainer and also a bodybuilder. My cholesterol Read more...

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“Healthy and Fat” not Possible with Clogged Arteries

Don’t jump on the “fit and fat” bandwagon; all that extra weight clogs arteries. Is there really a such thing as being healthy at the same time as being obese, just because there are no Read more...

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Does Housework Lower Heart Attack Risk?

If housework is a weapon against heart attacks, then the vast majority of Americans must have dirty houses. Dr. Gretchen Wells endorses the concept of “even a little bit of physical activity,” as far as Read more...

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Here’s WHY an Energy Drink May Cause Heart Attack

You know an energy drink can cause a heart attack, but do you know WHY? Don’t assume it’s the caffeine. How often do you hear of people dropping from heart attacks because they drink 10 Read more...

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How a Young, Fit Person Has a Heart Attack

Here is a careful explanation of how a young, fit athlete could drop from a heart attack. Assume the athlete is not on any drugs or medications, and does not have a congenital heart defect. Read more...

Can Electrophysiology Testing Cause Heart Attack or Stroke?

It’s easy to wonder if electrophysiology testing can trigger a heart attack or stroke, since it involves catheter placement in the heart. The electrophysiology test is designed to detect a heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia). Can Read more...

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“Can My Insomnia Cause a Heart Attack?”

Though some research has shown that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attack, it's actually an entirely different ballgame when an imminent heart attack starts causing insomnia. Like difficulty breathing, chest pain and nausea, Read more...

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Why Lean Heart Attack Survivors Have Higher Mortality Risk

The latest report is that lean people have an increased risk of death five years after a heart attack, but there’s a flaw in the report. Are you stunned to learn about the findings that Read more...

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Do Most Heart Attacks Occur in Low to Moderate Risk People?

I asked a cardiologist if it’s true that most heart attacks or cardiac events occur in low to moderate risk people, because I had come upon this information and found it difficult to believe. For Read more...

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The Cause of a Heartbeat in Your Ear

You are not imagining hearing or feeling a heartbeat in your ear, as this is real and has a definite cause. The phenomenon of having a heartbeat in your ear even has a name! “At Read more...

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FDA Approved Drugs Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

The FDA approves medications that increase the risk of heart attack and stroke—drugs used to subdue pain, curb depression, treat ADHD, plus more kinds of drugs. The safety data of these drugs is hardly impressive, Read more...

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Working Is Worse for Health than Is Retirement!

  The curse or retirement is fictitious; it is WORK that causes all the health problems; do not fear retirement! Working, including into retirement age, is hazardous to your health. I was inspired to put together this article Read more...

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Insomnia, Poor Sleep Habits and HEART ATTACKS

"Getting by" on low amounts of sleep is nothing to brag about; this is dangerous to your heart--so much so that heart attack risk doubles if you sleep for only six hours a night. If Read more...

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Why Sudden Cardiac Death Most Often Occurs 6 AM to 10 AM

Find out the reason that sudden cardiac death is most likely to occur between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., and how this might be prevented. Sudden cardiac death kills about 325,000 Americans every year, and Read more...

High Calcium in Arteries Linked to High Heart Attack Risk

The higher the calcium in your arteries (shown by a calcium score test), the likelier you'll suffer a heart attack. Maybe it's time to get your calcium score! Researchers may be able to predict future Read more...

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Heart Attack Risk in Postmenopause: Avoid Diet Soda

Here’s another reason to ditch diet sodas and other diet drinks for good: In postmenopausal women, these beverages are associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, says research. Two or more diet Read more...

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How Safe or Harmful Are PPI Drugs for Acid Reflux?

If you take proton pump inhibitors for your acid reflux, you'll be alarmed to know that PPI drugs may also damage your heart. What a lousy choice to make. Researchers from Houston Methodist Hospital plus Read more...

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Best Place to Survive Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Of course, the best scenario is not to suffer cardiac arrest in the first place, but nevertheless, a new study has determined which type of location produces the best survival odds. And that is at Read more...

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