6 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

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Heart attacks often come without warning, and although it’s well documented that they’re caused by atherosclerosis (plaque buildup on arterial walls), there are certain triggers that can set off a heart attack in people who are at risk. This week, Belgian researchers published a study in The Lancet ranking various…

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11 Health Benefits of Cherries

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Cherries are delicious, beautiful, and in season now! National Cherry Day is on July 16th in the UK. Eat this superfruit before its short growing season comes to an end. When you eat cherries, you enjoy much more than just their amazing taste. They’re packed with antioxidants and offer many…

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Is Stress Contagious?

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Can you “catch” stress? A new study says yes…and it’s really stressing us out. It turns out that stress is actually contagious, according to new research from the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Technische Universität Dresden.

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5 Best exercises to improve heart health

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You don’t need to be a hardcore athlete to boost your heart health. Moderate exercise can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses as well as improve your endurance, strength and flexibility. Any amount and type of physical activity is beneficial for your overall health, but…

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Exercise Tips for a Healthy Heart

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The human heart is a muscle, and to keep it healthy and working we must strengthen it by keeping our bodies physically fit. Every year it is estimated that more than 80,000,000 Americans have one or more forms of cardiovascular disease. One of the best ways to lower the risk…

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Keeping Your Heart Healthy

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The best way to avoid heart problems in the future is by adopting healthier habits today. While there are some risk factors you can’t change, such as your genetics or age, making healthier choices about food, exercise and lifestyle will help you protect your heart. Downsize Your Portions When sitting…

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12 Yoga Moves to Overcome Anxiety

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1. Controlled Breathing This is a great way to start your practice. Sit in a seated, cross-legged position. Lengthen your spine as you inhale, and as you exhale place your hands on your knees, palms facing up. Take a moment to think about the intention of your practice and relax…

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