Heart

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What Your Resting Heart Rate Says About You

: A Henry Ford clinical exercise physiologist explains what your resting heart rate is, how to measure it and how to get it to an optimal level.

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3 Reasons Menopause Changes Your Blood Pressure

: Menopause causes many changes in a woman's body, including changes in her blood pressure. Learn why menopause affects hypertension and how to manage i...

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6 Surefire Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

: What you eat really can effectively reduce hypertension. Heart Smart dietitian Darlene Zimmerman offers 6 tips for a blood pressure-friendly diet.

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Salt vs. Sodium – What’s The Difference?

: Salt and sodium are not the same, and the difference can greatly affect your diet. Learn how much sodium is too much, how to cut down, and eat healthi...

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Are Varicose Veins A Sign Of Heart Risk?

: Even though varicose veins are mostly a cosmetic nuisance, these 5 strategies (many of which also happen to be good for the heart) can help minimize t...

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Exercising With AFib: Why Physical Activity Is A Must For Heart Health

: If you’ve been diagnosed with AFib, you might be nervous about getting your heart pumping. But exercise is essential to your heart health.

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Heart Murmurs: The Difference Between Innocent And Abnormal

: What does it mean to have a heart murmur? Can a heart murmur lead to the diagnosis of a serious heart condition, or can it be no big deal? A Henry For...

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The Best Remedy For Leg Cramps? Walk It Off

: Do you ever go for a walk, only to be derailed by cramping in your calves or a feeling of tiredness in your legs? If so, this leg pain could be caused...

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The Truth About Coconut Oil

: Coconut oil has been touted as a “good fat” recently. However, a new report from the American Heart Association debunks this myth. A cardiologist expl...

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