Heart Health

Surgeon With Digital Tablet Visiting Senior Male Patient In Hospital Bed In Geriatric Unit

How to Quickly Identify Stroke

· · Heart Health
Stroke is an emergency situation. The degree of brain function lost depends on the type of stroke, its location, and in most cases, how quickly it is treated. Yet, only 40 percent of Americans can recognize the major symptoms of a stroke. The other 60 percent may have a vague … Read More
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Defining Heart Failure

· · Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) defines heart failure as a condition in which the heart does not pump blood as efficiently as it should. As a result, the heart cannot keep up with its workload, preventing the body from getting enough oxygen to operate normally. In some cases, the heart … Read More
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How to Reduce Salt

· · Heart Health
Nine out of 10 Americans still consume more sodium than the currently recommended limits, according to a 2016 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Excess sodium consumption was found to be a particular problem among men, 98 percent of whom consumed too much sodium compared with 80 … Read More

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