We live our lives by numbers. We know our bank PIN number, our social security number, and many others to get through our personal lives. It is also important to know your heart health numbers. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high body mass index (BMI) are risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Elevated […]
Our hearts are responsible for pumping about five quarts of blood each minute, which is equal to about 2,000 gallons of blood each day – it is our lifeforce. We know that exercise and eating right leads to a healthier heart,but health professionals also recommend something that might surprise you. Studies reveal that relaxation techniques […]
Remember these 5 topics to make positive changes to the behaviors that contribute the most to your health and wellbeing. We all have areas in life that we need to improve. Take baby steps and focus on just one area at a time until you’ve learned the best way for you to make healthy choices.
Because the heart is at the center of our circulatory system, it’s best to know the ways to keep it healthy and going strong.
February is American Heart Month. From Million Hearts website: “Many risks for heart disease and stroke—including high blood pressure and high cholesterol—may not have any symptoms. Many of these risks—specifically high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, and obesity—are preventable and controllable. Controlling these risks could reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke by more […]