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What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Let’s shatter the image of the typical heart attack sufferer as an overweight, middle-aged man. Every woman is at risk for heart disease, and it isn’t just about heart attacks. Heart disease is anything that goes wrong with the heart.

Sep 4th, 2019
Most Common Health Complications for Infants

No matter how careful you are, your infant is not immune to health problems. Babies are delicate and developing, so don’t ignore the signs that something isn’t right. Even minor illnesses have the potential to lead to serious health problems.

Aug 8th, 2019
The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity

The systems in your body are intimately connected. Obesity is linked to diabetes, and both are major independent risk factors for heart disease, the leading cause of death. Learn how you can fight back and improve your health.

Jul 12th, 2019
Hypertension and Your Mental Health

Hypertension increases your risk of anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders. Awareness of the connection between mental health and hypertension can empower you and improve symptom management.

Apr 25th, 2019
5 Great Tips for Lowering Cholesterol Without Medication

Elevated levels of cholesterol in your blood put you at a higher risk for heart disease. The good news is you can take control and make diet and lifestyle changes that bring your cholesterol down and keep your heart healthy.

Mar 21st, 2019
What You Should Know About the Two Types of Hypertension

High blood pressure can damage your body for years before symptoms develop. The good news is you can take steps now to get your blood pressure under control and protect your heart, regardless of which of the two types of hypertension you have.

Feb 11th, 2019
Understanding what high cholesterol does to your body

High cholesterol makes it more likely that you’ll develop cholesterol plaques in your arteries, which leads to serious health problems like heart attacks and strokes. Keep reading to learn more about how high cholesterol affects your body.

Dec 18th, 2018
Lifestyle Changes to Help Manage Your Diabetes

When it comes to serious and chronic health issues, few offer you the opportunity to step in and take charge like diabetes. With a little effort and extra vigilance, you can take the teeth out of your diabetes.

Nov 29th, 2018
5 Things to Consider When Picking a Birth Control

Should you use The Pill? Get an IUD or implant? Or, are shots and vaginal rings better? With so many birth control choices, it’s overwhelming trying to make the right decision. These five questions can help make your family planning a lot easier.

Jul 30th, 2018
How Can Birth Control Treat PCOS?

PCOS is a distressing hormonal condition that affects women and can lead to excess facial and body hair, as well as infertility. While it can take some trial and error, the right treatment approach can manage symptoms and restore quality of life.

May 30th, 2019
How Hypertension Can Affect Your Health

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a widespread condition that can have serious health implications. Yet despite its prevalence, it can be easy to treat through a combination of lifestyle changes and, if needed, medications.

Sep 13th, 2018
Foods That Will Help You Keep Your Cholesterol Healthy

Since your doctor broke the news that you have high cholesterol, you’ve probably been focused on what you shouldn’t eat. So what should be on your menu instead? Take a moment to learn about some foods that can help lower your cholesterol.

Aug 23rd, 2018