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Owning a Dog (or a Pet!) Improves Heart Health

Researchers say that pet owners in general seem to be in better cardiovascular health, but dog owners were a cut above the rest.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: High-Energy Breakfast Less TV Time = Healthier Heart, Arteries - Study Finds

A two-part study gives strong evidence that spending more time eating high-energy breakfasts plus less time watching TV equals less plaque and stiffness of arteries. This means a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Atrial Fibrillation ECG Test Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Tests, and More

See inside a heart during atrial fibrillation. WebMD shows the causes, tests, and treatments for this common heart rhythm problem through illustrations and photos.

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Pictures of Heart Palpitation Causes

Why does your heart race or skip a beat? Learn what causes heart palpitations and when to see your doctor.

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Slideshow: 8 Habits That Are Bad for Your Heart

You want your heart to be strong and healthy. But are you making any of these mistakes? It’s time to get back on track!

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Daily Use Of E-Cigarettes Doubles Heart Attack Risk

Some smokers switch to e-cigarettes in an attempt to be healthier, but according to new research, daily use of e-cigarettes doubles the risk of heart attack. And when combined with daily use of regular cigarettes, the risk of heart attack is five times th

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Fatal heart attacks could be predicted years in advance

A new method of reading routine heart scans that can pinpoint those most at risk proved successful in its first major trial.

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Listening to yoga music before bed could prevent deadly heart attacks | Daily Mail Online

Researchers from Sunil Memorial Superspeciality Hospital, Jaipur, India, found that hearing soothing, meditative tunes just before a person nods off increases their heart rate variability.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

What I Learned About the Heart from a Man Who Lost His | The On Being Project

Daisy Hernández has spent the last four years researching Chagas disease, a heart condition afflicting about 7 million people primarily in Latin America. But she has also learned about the heart’s metaphorical condition — and what happens we we stop

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use May Lead To Serious Memory Impairments - Study Finds

A new study finds that long-term use of cannabis or cannabis-based drugs disturbs areas of the brain that control memory, causing "significant impairments."

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Panic Attack vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

There are a few easy, helpful ways to distinguish between the two. Here, an expert explains how to spot the difference.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Game-Changing Diet Lowers High Blood Pressure In 2 Weeks

Lower your blood pressure is 2 weeks? Sounds like a fantasy, but check out this new dietary regimen with amazing results.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Harvard Study: Adopting These 5 Healthy Habits Can Add Decade To Your Life - Study Finds

Want to live into your nineties or beyond? Researchers at Harvard identified in a recent study the five most important healthy habits that can increase life expectancy for Americans by a decade or more.

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Marriage is (literally) good for the heart: study

Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday. A sweeping survey of research conducted over the last two decades covering more than tw

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Heart Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

Find out why symptoms like arm pain, fatigue, lightheadedness, and nausea are signs of heart trouble -- and what you should do about it.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Restless Legs Syndrome Patients’ Periodic Limb Movements Linked with Blood Pressure Changes

A SLEEP 2018 abstract finds a strong correlation between systolic blood pressure increases and periodic limb movements in sleep in patients with RLS.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Gratitude helps keep our hearts healthy

Research shows that feeling grateful doesn’t just make you feel good. It also helps literally helps the heart. A positive mental attitude is good for your heart.

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SCAD: The Heart Attack That Strikes Young Women

Although SCAD causes a small percentage of heart attacks overall, it’s responsible for 40% of heart attacks in women under the age of 50.

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Pictures of Heart Palpitation Causes

Why does your heart race or skip a beat? Learn what causes heart palpitations and when to see your doctor.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Insomnia and Heart Disease

Over the past decade increasing evidence has emerged indicating that insomnia, especially when it occurs in a setting of short sleep, is related to heart disease.

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A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm

Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the condition in five patients.

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Vitamin D3 and Your Health

Learn why vitamin D is essential for the heart, bones, and nearly everything in between. Here are two studies that show why you need to boost your intake.

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Chocolate may be good medicine for reducing the risk of an irregular heartbeat, study says

Medical researchers have identified a compound that may reduce your risk of a dangerous type of heart rhythm that can lead to strokes, dementia, heart failure and early death -- chocolate.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Asleep in 60 seconds: 4-7-8 breathing technique helps sleep, anxiety & more

The method, pioneered by Harvard-trained Dr Andrew Weill, is described as a 'natural tranquiliser for the nervous system' helping to quickly reduce tension a...

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How the Stress in Your Brain Is Linked to Your HeartHow the Stress in Your Head Affects the Health of Your Heart

Higher levels of stress in the brain are linked to an increased risk for a heart attack or stroke, a new study finds. Researchers also detailed a mechanism explaining the link.

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Optimistic women are less likely to die prematurely of cancer or heart disease

Having an optimistic outlook on life could help you live longer, according to a new study.

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Can Tylenol Help Heal a Broken Heart?

When a neuroscience student gets dumped, she finds comfort (and an over-the-counter remedy) in her knowledge of the physiology of romantic rejection.

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New Study Reveals Dangers of 'Silent Heart Attacks'

A new Reuters Health study shows severity of silent heart attacks accounting for as many as 45% of all heart attacks.

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Mammography Could Help Detect Heart Risk in Women, Study Suggests - WSJ

Widely used mammography screening for breast cancer could potentially serve as a tool for detecting heart risk in women as well, a new study suggests.

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How Pets Improve Your Health

Learn about the positive benefits pets have on our human health from veterinarian Dr. Eva Evans for Pets Best pet health insurance.

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Stress Raises Cholesterol More Than You Think

Of all the factors contributing to high cholesterol, many cardiologists say one often goes unmentioned in advice for patients: stress.

Psychology | Relationships

Dating App Once Uses Your Heart Rate To Help You Find Love

We've all felt it — the little adrenaline rush and increased heart rate that comes when we meet someone we're attracted to — but now we can track it...

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A Drug to Cure Fear

After one round of treatment, the arachnophobes held the spiders in their bare hands.

Miscellaneous | Sewing and Crafts

Heart-Shaped Coin Purse for Valentine's Day Red by MadebyPade

Give your heart to someone you love for Valentines Day! This coin purse is ideal for keeping spare change in one place. It is large enough to hold

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Atrial Fibrillation - New Technology Doubles Treatment Success Rate

A new type of technology that precisely targets the causes of irregular heart rhythms in patients with atrial fibrillation has the potential to nearly double the success rate of treating...

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

High Blood Pressure Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Tests and Treatments

See inside the arteries where high blood pressure can lurk without outward symptoms. WebMD explains the causes, tests, treatments, and remedies to stop this

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Another reason to drink coffee: It's good for your heart, study says

Now you can enjoy your third daily cup of coffee and feel healthy while you do it: According to a new study, that third cup of joe may be good for your heart.