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!                               

Cardiac Nuclear Stress Test - An Overview

The cardiac nuclear stress test measures how well the heart is functioning by imaging blood flow to the heart muscle during rest and during exercise. A radioactive dye is injected into the blood stream and a scanner monitors the dye as it circulates through the heart.
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