That seemingly sudden heart attack? It may have been triggered by underlying coronary heart disease. Heart attack is a big event, but for ... Read More
I Survived: Managing Congestive Heart Failure
Did you know? Hypertension is the most predominant risk factor for heart failure in Blacks, and aggressive management of hypertension may ... Read More
How To Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally
One of the major risk factors for heart disease is high total blood cholesterol. Blood cholesterol is found in every body cell. It is a ... Read More
What is Lipoprotein(a) and Should You be Tested For it?
(Content sponsored by Amgen) We’ve all heard of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol.1 But ... Read More
Blood Pressure: What Do the Numbers Mean and Why Do They Matter?
It's a standard part of any medical visit. Someone, typically a nurse, wraps a cuff around your arm and asks you to sit quietly while the ... Read More
7 Ways To Lower Your Cholesterol Every Time You Eat
Have you ever wondered how the foods you eat could impact your cholesterol? One of many known truths is this: a diet rich in fiber can ... Read More
10 Superfoods To Ward Off Heart Disease
Give your heart a boost and prevent cardiovascular diseases like stroke and heart disease by chowing down on superfoods. Aim for foods rich ... Read More
Children Can Have High Blood Pressure, Too. Here’s What to Know.
High blood pressure – sometimes referred to as "the silent killer" because it can do serious heart and brain damage before symptoms appear – ... Read More
Is Coffee the Secret to Lower Blood Pressure?
The world's most popular drink is coffee. Coffee improves cardiovascular health, and one research found that persons who consume 3-5 cups of ... Read More
How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone
Heart attacks are scary events that can happen to anybody, especially if they have pre-existing conditions that make them susceptible. The ... Read More
Psyllium: The Super Fiber For Heart Health & Weight Loss
If you’re struggling to maintain low cholesterol levels or manage your blood sugar, a dietary fiber that goes by the name psyllium may be ... Read More
Rapper & Activist Breaks Down Heart Health in the Black Community”
In 2021 alone, more than 930,000 deaths in the United States were due to cardiovascular disease, which equates to one in every four deaths. ... Read More