Tag: Health

COVID-19 impacts heart health

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – American Heart Month has come to an end, but heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States. Now COVID-19 is also playing a role in cardiovascular health.

Heart health is a core aspect of life for Devon Brzezynski.

“I told myself at a really young age that I was going to take care of myself,” she said.

Brzezynski did not have much of a choice: she was born with a congenital heart defect. Her parents made the difficult decision to put their newborn under the knife for surgery.

“It was

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3 Surprising Ways To Support Your Heart Health With Dave Asprey

We dedicate February to the almighty organ: the human heart. The heart sends blood to the corners of the body, keeping our organs in check and operational. Other heart-related functions include blood pressure maintenance, hormone regulation, and oxygen distribution. That’s a lot of responsibility for one organ.



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Dave Asprey, the “father of biohacking” and four-time New York Times bestselling author, takes Heart Health Month seriously. “When it comes to my heart health, I don’t play around,” Asprey says. “Before I started optimizing my life with biohacking, I learned that I was at risk for heart conditions. I

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Mental health seen as possible new risk factor for heart disease: Why women are more affected

Last month, the American Heart Association released a scientific statement highlighting the strong link between heart health, mental health and overall wellbeing.

“This is a really important message that no cardiovascular disease really should be addressed as an isolated entity, but really it’s part of an integrated system, where the mind, the heart, and the body are all

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Kroger Hosts Healthy Heart, Happy Mind Event for Heart Health Month

Protecting your heart. Kroger hosted the Healthy Heart, Happy Mind wellness experience on Saturday, February 13, to bring awareness to women’s heart health during Heart Health Month.

“I just have to start with the most startling statistic from the American Heart Association. One in three women will die of heart disease,” cardiologist Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum told Us Weekly’s wellness expert Nikki (Walter) Nemickas. “Recent studies are showing that women less than 55 years old have an increased risk of developing heart disease, cardiovascular disease, stroke.”

Dr. Steinbaum, who is an American Heart Association ambassador with

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Apple Card Discounts Health Apps For Heart Month

Apple is offering new discounts on health apps this month in honor of American Heart Month, according to a report from 9to5Mac.

American Heart Month takes place in February to observe the ways Americans can adopt healthier lifestyles to prevent various diseases.

The discounts will come to Apple Card holders for the apps Strava, which will offer a 60-day free trial; Ten Percent Happier, which will come with a 40 percent discount for the annual subscription; Sleep Cycle, which will come with a 50 percent discount and a seven-day free

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Dr. Keith Roach: A high cholesterol reading despite healthy habits needs review | To Your Good Health

Dear Dr. Roach • I am a 52-year-old female. During my annual exam this year, my fasting cholesterol came back at 217. I usually come in around 170-180. I am not overweight, do not smoke, eat well (not lot of fatty foods) and exercise on a daily basisby walking 1.5-2 miles. In the note given to me by my doctor, she stated to start practicing better habits to reduce the level, except I am already doing it. My mom does have some signs of heart disease at 75. Am I at risk? What other things could I be

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