Heart Care

After Heart Attack, Most Return to Work, but Many Don’t Stay
A new study found that, within a year of returning to work, about a quarter of heart attack survivors were no longer working.

Women: Take Stress to Heart
Women’s hearts may be especially vulnerable to the effects of stress. During a stressful experience, women showed a greater restriction in their blood vessels compared with men.

What Does The New Hypertension Guideline Mean For Me?
For years, high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, was diagnosed when blood pressure measured 140/90 mmHg or higher. But a new guideline lowered this number so that you can take steps to control your blood pressure earlier.

Magnesium May Help Control Blood Pressure
A healthy diet is a cornerstone of good health. And research has found another reason why: An important mineral may help keep blood pressure at normal levels.

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks Are Common
Up to half of all heart attacks may not have the typical symptoms of crushing chest pain, shortness of breath, and cold sweats. Instead, they may be “silent,” researchers say.

Caffeine and Heart Rhythm: Moderation May Be OK
Having that morning cup of coffee probably won’t trigger heart rhythm problems, a new study says. That goes for tea and chocolate, as well.
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