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Live Comfortably With Angina

· · Heart Health
Nearly 10 million Americans experience angina each year. While the condition varies in its severity, Mount Sinai cardiologist Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD, says it often is a warning that you may have underlying heart disease. Mild angina can be managed with drugs, and a 2019 study suggests that acupuncture may … Read More

Blood Pressure Changes Boost Dementia Risk

· · Heart Health
On a calm day, a river flows smoothly and steadily. But when a storm hits, the water rushes downstream with excessive force, forever changing the shape and structure of the river’s banks. Hypertension is a little like that storm, and arteries, like riverbanks, can be permanently altered by forcefully moving … Read More

HRT: Your Age and Risk Factors Are Key

· · Heart Health
During menopause, levels of two important hormones (estrogen and progesterone) fall. This can cause a range of unpleasant symptoms (including night sweats, hot flashes, and vaginal dryness) that may persist for years. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help ease the worst of these symptoms, and there also is some evidence … Read More

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