Keeping the Heart Healthy

Keep your ticker tocking and in tip-top shape with these heart healthy tips! Many forms of cardiovascular and heart disease are preventable by following a healthy diet and lifestyle. Read the research behind the correlation between lifestyle habits and disease and then find out what you can do to keep your heart healthy! Also find tips on increasing your good cholesterol, lowering bad cholesterol, foods to eat and avoid, stress reducers and more!

 

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  • A List of Infections of the Heart
    Are you looking for a list of the infections of the heart? Here we will list the infections and provide information about each.
  • Tips for Lowering Triglyceride Levels
    Everyone talks about the dangers of high blood cholesterol, but what about high triglyceride levels? High amounts of this type of fat are also a heart disease risk factor. Try these natural methods for lowering levels.
  • Red Yeast Rice May Lower Bad Cholesterol
    Treatment to lower cholesterol using prescription statin drugs is not acceptable to all patients. Concerns about known dangerous side effects or a simple preference for natural remedies may inhibit going on a long-term course of these drugs. Red yeast rice is one alternative.
  • Is it Possible to Reverse Arterial Plaque Build Up?
    Those diagnosed with heart disease will be happy to hear that yes, it is possible to revers arterial plague build up through healthy lifestyle changes. Learn more about what this entails here.
  • A Healthy Diet to Keep High Triglycerides at Bay
    A simple lipid panel test can help you test whether your triglycerides levels are normal or high. If high, then it's time you switch to low-fat healthy foods to combat this unhealthy condition. Here are some healthy tips that can help you keep these fatty molecules at bay.
  • Just the Facts on Ranges: Cholesterol and You
    Know what age you should be to get tested for cholesterol and learn what the normal range of cholesterol levels are, including total, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides.
  • Foods to Avoid with High Cholesterol
    Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is the "bad" form cholesterol, so anyone with high cholesterol levels should take steps to reduce this number. Avoid the foods on this list to keep cholesterol levels under control.
  • Guidelines for Cardiac Rehab
    Cardiac rehab is designed to improve health after a heart attack. There are four parts to the cardiac rehab guidelines - health evaluation, exercise, lifestyle changes and counseling.
  • Best Snacks for People with High Cholesterol
    This article discusses the best snacks for people with high cholesterol. Learn what foods can help reduce cholesterol levels and lower your risk of heart disease.
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