Heart Health

Look at some of the common signs of stroke.

African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]

Being healthy and incorporating a daily routine of exercise and eating healthy is important.  Stroke is the third-leading killer in the U.S. after cancer and heart disease.

We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes.  In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a very serious condition that affects the blood flow to and from the main arteries from the heart. According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, the rate is higher in African Americans. People who suffer from […]

Below is a reference guide for high blood pressure. Consult the links below for more information about high blood pressure and remember to consult your doctor to determine the best way to lower your blood pressure. Here are some helpful links to learn more about high blood pressure and how to prevent and treat it. […]

<strong>COPD</strong> is one of the nation's <strong>leading causes of death</strong> but most of us have no idea what it is or how to deal with it. Get informed and improve your lifestyle.

Putting in <strong>extra hours</strong> on the job may be good for your bank account but bad for your heart according to a new study.

Most of us have heard that <strong>bran</strong> can help up lead a <strong>healthier life</strong> but new studies show a direct connection between consumin bran and improving our heart-health.

Doctor's have given chocolate lovers a reason to celebrate with their findings in a recent heart-health study.

Living a <strong>fast-paced life</strong> can cost your heart in the future, but what are some steps that you can take to improve your <strong>heart health</strong> right now?

Do you have any idea what keeps your hear ticking as it should? Check out some amazing and little known facts about your heart here.