Heart Health

  Songstress Ann Nesby, a congestive heart failure survivor, has officially join the fight against heart disease.  The Atlanta resident was recently named the new Metro Atlanta spokesperson for the American Heart Association.  Years ago the Grammy Award winning singer was diagnosed with congestive heart failure.   Nesby stated, “In 2004, my life changed. Ever since […]

You’ve heard a lot about different solutions to keeping a healthy heart.  There’s diet, sleep, stress management and more. One of the biggest ways to strengthen the heart while lowering blood pressure is weekly fitness activity.  Being physically active is important to prevent heart disease and stroke, the nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. […]

Welcome to Warren’s heart health blog in conjunction with the American Heart Association of central Ohio.  This is the first installment in an on-going effort to bring heart health to the forefront in our community.  We hope the information you read will help you and your family remain healthy and happy for many years to […]

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a very serious condition that affects the blood flow to and from the main arteries from the heart. According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, the rate is higher in African Americans. People who suffer from […]

Below is a reference guide for high blood pressure. Consult the links below for more information about high blood pressure and remember to consult your doctor to determine the best way to lower your blood pressure. Here are some helpful links to learn more about high blood pressure and how to prevent and treat it. […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM COPD presents 13 million Americans with new challenges and opportunities for better health.   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Quiz the average person on the street, and how many could tell you what it is? Would you know that it’s the 4th leading cause of death in the United States? Not likely. But that […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM Logging Long Hours on the Job May Increase Risk for Heart Attack, Angina, Heart-Related Death, Study Finds   May 13, 2010 — Working a lot of overtime may be good for your wallet, but it may be bad for your heart. In a study of about 6,000 British civil servants followed for about […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM Study Shows Whole-Grain Foods Lower Cardio Risk in People With Diabetes   May 10, 2010 — People with diabetes who eat plenty of bran-rich whole grains appear to have a reduced risk of death from heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular causes, a new study shows. Researchers from Harvard University followed almost 8,000 […]

VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U   A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM. PHOTO VIA: TOPNEWS.NI   Diet, sleep, fitness, and more — how to strengthen and protect your heart right now   How do you get a healthier heart, right now? The answer sounds too good to be true: “By simply leading a healthier life,” according to Nieca Goldberg, MD, medical director of New York […]

VIA:  WebMd.Com By Stephanie Watson WebMD The Magazine Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD How Does The Human Heart Function? Every day, your heart beats about 100,000 times, sending 2,000 gallons of blood surging through your body. Although it’s no bigger than your fist, your heart has the mighty job of keeping blood flowing through the […]

VIA:  Health.Com & The American Heart Association 1.  Get Active Finding time in our overscheduled lives for exercise is a challenge for all busy Americans. Especially for those who are parents or are working full-time or both. But the benefits far outweigh the sacrifices it takes to carve out that time. And anyone who has […]