Foods high in certain types of fat, sugar or salt can increase your risk for and worsen heart disease. In this video, Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, a cardiologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, suggests foods you should avoid.
People with heightened activity in the amygdala, an area of the brain linked to stress, may be at greater risk of heart disease and stroke, scientists said on Thursday in research that could lead to new ways to treat stress-related heart problems.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the buildup of plaque within the heart’s arteries, which causes a decrease in blood flow. When a coronary artery becomes fully blocked and blood flow has stopped, a heart attack results. As you may know, heart attacks may permanently damage the heart muscle. Risk factors for CHD include: high LDL …
Cardiovascular disease is the top killer of men and women in the US—although the symptoms for women are often very different than those for men. One of the most important things we can do is know and limit our risk, but when it comes to heart-health education, we get: too little, too late. Dr. Rony Shimony explains what we can do to keep our hearts healthy.