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Women: 10 Scary Ways Your Heart Changes After 50

Conditions Menopause messes with hormones and that can impact your heart. Cardiologists reveal the changes happening in your body that affect your heart. Take care of your heart Rido/Shutterstock Nearly half of women surveyed don’t realize that heart disease is their number one killer, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What’s alarming is… Read More »

Your Heart Needs More Than Six Hours of Sleep Nightly

When you think of methods to boost your heart health, you probably think about diet and exercise, but there’s another component that’s also important: sleep. Getting enough sleep each night, and quality sleep at that, has previously been associated with cardiovascular risk, and recent research also found that sleep is connected with subclinical atherosclerosis.1 Atherosclerosis… Read More »

Heart attack warning: Does your leg feel like this? Hidden signs when you stretch revealed

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency and require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by a lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart may become seriously damaged, and it could even be life-threatening. You could be at risk… Read More »