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Women, Listen Up: New Warnings About Heart Attack Symptoms
A new study suggests women are just as likely as men to have pain in their chest and left arm during a heart attack.
Leg Pain: Arthritis or Peripheral Artery Disease?
If you suffer from leg pain while walking, you may blame arthritis. But if the problem is peripheral artery disease (PAD), it can have serious consequences.
Ladies: Take Care of Your Heart at Every Age
Younger women in the U.S. are suffering heart attacks at a higher rate today compared with 20 years ago.
When the Weather Heats Up, Stay Cool for Your Heart
Summer heat can be a problem when you have heart failure. Heart failure puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke.
Strategies for Heading Off Heart Attacks
What can you do to lower your chances of having a heart attack? Take charge of risk factors. Here’s how.
It’s Personal: New Guidelines Recommend Customizing Cholesterol Treatment Plans
Keeping an eye on your cholesterol numbers is crucial for taking key steps, if needed, to lower your cholesterol level and protect your ticker.
It’s Never Too Late to Protect Your Heart
Here are some tips: Eat seafood 4 times a week. Stick to a regular sleep schedule. Cultivate your mental well-being.
Early Obesity Can Change Heart Structure
For overweight or obese teens and 20-somethings, those extra pounds may already be contributing to future heart problems.
Good News: A Positive Outlook May Bolster Heart Health
In general, people with a positive outlook tended to have lower blood pressure levels and healthier cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
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