Depression and Heart Health

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Having a broken heart can be more than just hard luck–it might put you at greater risk for a host of heart issues. Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer and affects 6.4 million Americans, according to the American Heart Association. As more clinical studies are being done to…

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6 Ways Stress Affects Men’s Health

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Stress: You can’t hear it, you can’t see it, you can’t taste it, yet it’s commonly accepted that stress significantly impacts men’s health. As more research is published on the effects of stress and anxiety, we’re learning that stress can be more serious than ever imagined, particularly for heart health.…

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Silent Heart Attack

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A silent heart attack is one in which a person does not feel typical symptoms of a heart attack, such as: Chest pain or pressure, or a strange feeling in the chest. Sweating. Shortness of breath. Nausea or vomiting. Pain, pressure, or a strange feeling in the back, neck, jaw,…

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Atrial Fibrillation vs. Heart Attack

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Having atrial fibrillation does not mean you are having a heart attack. Learn what happens to the heart during each of these cardiac events and the risks faced afterward. Heart problems vary considerably from one to the next. They range from inherited rhythm disorders to hardened arteries that clog over…

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