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4 Tiny Tweaks for a Healthier Caffeine Routine
heart attack if you already have three or more heart disease risk factors (such as being overweight, smoking, or having ..... first heart attack, those with three or more risk factors were twice as likely to have suffered their attack
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Dr. Oz's Keys to a Healthy Heart
may increase your heart attack risk . Instead, balance ..... combination of its risk factors , such as high blood ..... control pills increase heart attack risk ? A: The answer seems ..... t have any other risk factors for heart disease
Liposuction and Your Health
There have been a couple of studies suggesting that heart disease risk factors improve after liposuction—the effect seems ..... undergoing the procedure. Belly fat does raise heart disease risk , but it's not just the visible stuff that's
Heart Disease in Women: 2005 Update
Learn more about the disease and how you can defend yourself against it. Types of Heart Disease Risk Factors Prevention
Battle of the Diet Plans
carb, low-fat and Ornish diets (the Zone group came out last). However, low-carb dieters saw their heart disease risk factors —blood pressure, cholesterol, triglyceride levels—improve at least as much as the people on the heart
The YOU Docs Blog
yet: There are other known risk factors , and you can control them relatively ..... overeating, arterial aging and heart attack risk . So get moving and go to bed ..... disease, but don't have any risk factors , such as high LDL cholesterol
Ready for Your Screen Tests?
your calcium score, the higher your heart attack risk . The cost—typically $300 to $500 ..... postmenopausal, and have one or more risk factors : you are a smoker, overweight, obese ..... disease. Younger patients who have known risk factors but are uncertain whether to take medication
I'm Middle-Aged—Should I Start Drinking for My Health?
feel free to drink moderately—up to one drink daily for women, up to two for men. Red wine is best. And if you have risk factors for heart disease, a glass of wine with dinner for health promotion makes a lot of sense, as long as you carefully weigh
Healthy Resolutions You Shouldn't Make
egg has about 186 mg . But recent research has shown that eating an egg a day—yolks and all— doesn't increase heart disease risk in healthy people (for those with a history of heart problems or diabetes or who are over 55, the AHA recommends a limit
Strokes Don't Discriminate
turn those numbers around with a better understanding of the risk factors and signs of stroke. Women don't realize they're at ..... these factors, talk to your doctor about ways to reduce your stroke risk . Women have different symptoms A woman experiencing a stroke