Heart Disease Facts

In America, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Here are some interesting facts about the risk factors and the preventative measures you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease.  

Cardiovascular Care
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Inactivity Is Bad for Your Heart

When it comes to a heart-healthy lifestyle, one of the top recommendations for a healthy heart is regular physical activity. Like most things, when you begin a new physical exercise routine, you have to work your way to the top. If you don’t walk often, you shouldn’t expect to run a mile the first...

General Health & Wellness
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Healthy Aging
Diet & Fitness

African-Americans: Greater Risk for Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States across all ethnic groups; however, African-Americans do have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. According to a study by the New England Journal of Medicine, the rate of heart failure for African-Americans before the age of...

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Healthy Aging
Diabetes

Prevalence of Heart Disease in Hispanic Populations

While heart disease is the number one killer in the United States across all ethnic groups, it is of heightened concern to Hispanics because of the prevalence of high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes.   High Blood Pressure A recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

Cardiovascular Care
Diabetes

Effects of Smoking on Your Heart

Many individuals understand that smoking can cause lung cancer; however, few realize that smoking harms every organ in your body, including your heart. Smoking increases your risk of heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysm. How Smoking Impacts Your Heart Smoking...

Cardiovascular Care

Datos Sorprendentes Sobre El Corozon

Su corazón es una máquina increíble que suministra alimentación al cuerpo proporcionando oxígeno y nutrientes a los órganos vitales. He aquí algunos hechos interesantes sobre el corazón y cómo funciona.

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Riesgo de Enfermedad de Parkinson en la Población Hispana

Un estudio de 2010 de la Universidad de Missouri y la Asociación Americana de Parkinson mostró que los hombres hispanos mayores de 65 años son los que tienen mayor riesgo de ser diagnosticados con la enfermedad de Parkinson. La creciente población hispana, y el aumento de la esperanza de vida en...

Neurology
Healthy Aging

La Prevalencia de la Enfermedad Cardíaca en la Población Hispana

Si bien la enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos en todos los grupos étnicos, es de mayor preocupación para los hispanos debido a la prevalencia de la hipertensión arterial, la obesidad y la diabetes. Hipertensión Arterial Una encuesta reciente realizada por los...

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Enfermedad Cardica en America

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Corazones Sanos Por Los Numeros

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