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Resting and Exercise Heart Rates Predict Heart Attacks by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Sun 05 Jul 2009 10:19pm Many people exercise to lose weight, improve fitness levels and prevent heart disease.  When we do aerobic exercise we try to increase our heart rate.  Researchers in Paris have been evaluating men’s heart rate responses to exercise and have found some interesting observations. Heart attack risk is four times greater in men whose resti ... Read on »
Resting Heart Rate Predicts Heart Attack Risk by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 7:23pm The Framingham Heart Study reported that men with a resting heart rate above 92 beats per minute have an increased risk for heart disease. Recent research published in the British Medical Journal shows similar risk for heart disease in women. The Women’s Health Intiative recently reported that women with a resting heart rate above 76 beats pe ... Read on »
Why India Has The Highest Rate of Heart Attacks In The World by russelleaton Posted Sat 26 Jun 2010 3:07am "Heart disease is the single largest cause of death in India with heart attacks being accountable for one third of all deaths caused by heart diseases."  Source:  http://www.india.gov.in/ Following my previous post “What Causes Heart Attacks? It’s not what you think!” one or two people have asked me why India has the biggest incidence of he ... Read on »
Chocolate 'cuts death rate' in heart attack survivors by Andrea Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 6:26pm Hmmmmm, I wonder if you can take a box of Godiva Chocolates off on your taxes as a medical expense?????? Click here to read the article... And by the way, being hormonally balanced is beneficial to cardiovascular health! Read on »
High Resting Heart Rate: Common Causes by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm 1 Comment If your resting heart rate is greater than 70, check with your doctor to see if your thyroid is overactive, you are anemic, or you have an infection, hidden tumor, a weak heart or other cause of a rapid heart rate. Having a resting heart rate greater than 70 increases your chances of suffering a heart attack. Journal reference At thi ... Read on »
Book Review: Tell Me What To Eat if I Suffer From Heart Disease: Nutrition You Can Live With” by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 May 2010 12:03am By Elaine Magee Review by Scott Keith It’s easy to slip into fast food mode. Grab a quick burger or slice of pizza. Zip over to the convenience store for a sticky bun, bag of chips or corn dog. In this day and age, there are simply not enough hours in the day to prepare three wholesome, nutritious meals. And who has the time to exerci ... Read on »
Smoking Ban Helps Lower Heart Attack Rate! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:19am According to the World Health Organization (WHO), smoking kills about 4 million people every year. About a quarter of such death that was related to heart disease, are due to cigarettes. However, when smokers are told that ‘smoking may increase the risk of getting heart disease,’ how many of them will be convinced and stop smoking voluntarily. Pe ... Read on »
Smoking Ban Helps Lower Heart Attack Rate! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:55pm According to the World Health Organization (WHO), smoking kills about 4 million people every year. About a quarter of such death that was related to heart disease, are due to cigarettes. However, when smokers are told that ‘smoking may increase the risk of getting heart disease,’ how many of them will be convinced and stop smoking volun ... Read on »
Should Heart Disease Patients Have Intense Workout? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Apr 2013 11:20am Intense workout has been found to have greater cardioprotective effects than moderate level of exercise, and higher levels of physical activity is believed to be effective in lowering cardiovascular events. But it is also known that intense exercise could raise the risk of sudden cardiac arrest and myocardial infarction (heart attack) in some pe ... Read on »
Benefits of Turmeric: Important Herb in Preventing Heart Attack & Heart Failure by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment (University Heath Network) Turmeric has long been used in traditional eastern medicine to prevent scarring in healing wounds. A recent study published in the February Journal of Clinical Investigation entitled “Curcumin Prevents and Reverses Murine Cardiac Hypertrophy” shows that this folk remedy may have a strong foundation in science. ... Read on »