heart disease Articles
Oxidative stress -bet you have it!
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by
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Oxidative stress-know what it is Betcha have it Oxidative stress is essentially an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the ability of the body to counteract or detoxify their harmful effects through neutralization by antioxidants. Oxidative stress often called O... Read more
Moderate Drinking Doesn’t Help Your Heart
Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Dirk Hanson
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Mendelian meta-analysis and the alcohol flush allele.Less than a year after the massive Mendelian randomization meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal, a group of researchers recently wrote an editorial in the journal Addiction, which would seem to put a lid on th... Read more
5 Ways Coffee Benefits Your Health
Monday, October 13th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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You may have heard that coffee can have adverse effects on your health, including raising your cholesterol and blood pressure levels. While this may be true for some people, recent research has thrown a curve ball that turns this notion on its head. According to some studies... Read more
7 Heart-Healthy Foods Every Woman Should Eat
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Mark Twain once said, “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want.” The take-away message? The foods you find less appealing are probably more nutritious and vital to your health. Luckily, today most of us have access to a variety of delicious... Read more
Alcohol and Your Heart
Monday, August 25th, 2014 by Dirk Hanson
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Health benefits of moderate drinking come under fire.One of those things that everybody knows about alcohol is that a drink or two per day is good for your heart. But maybe not as good for your heart as no drinks at all.Joint first authors Michael V. Holmes of the Department of E... Read more
Pat Bowlen gives up control of Denver Broncos while he battles Alzheimer’s disease
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Pamela R
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Its never easy to hear about a person falling to Alzheimers and this post is about a member of the NFL, family Pat Bowlen. He isnt a former a player as we sadly hear about the many players succumbing to this disease or symptoms like it because of the hits taken throughout their c... Read more
Should I Take Aspirin or Put a Gun to My Head?
Saturday, July 12th, 2014 by Doug Bremner
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A report from the US Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF showed that daily aspirin in people without a history of heart disease will prevent heart attacks in men, and strokes in women. In both groups the benefit of heart attack or stroke prevention needs to be weighed against t... Read more
7 Ways to Prevent a Stroke
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Have you had weakness or numbness in your arms, face or legs? Have you had trouble talking or walking? What about vision problems, headaches, dizziness and loss of coordination? These are all signs of a stroke. Every year, at least 795,000 Americans will experience one or more of... Read more
Can Stress Make You Sick?
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Between work, school, travel, children, spouses, over-scheduling, mounting bills and other day-to-day stressors, it is not abnormal to encounter stress. Stress, in many ways, is a natural element of human existence; it is one that often temporarily disturbs our lives. Howeve... Read more
Which Medical Tests Do You Really Need?
Monday, March 31st, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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With the advances in medical technology and easy access to healthcare facilities in almost every community across the nation, consumers are being offered a number of medical tests, including cardiac stress tests, MRI's, CT scans and x-rays. While they and other medical tests a... Read more
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