by Violet Smith, BDO Staff Writer
The Latest In Heart Health
A poorly functioning heart and a lack of sleep often go hand in hand. Heart failure, in particular, can significantly affect how well you sleep. To make things worse, not getting enough sleep can worsen the symptoms of heart failure. read more about Could Your Heart be the Cause of Your Restless Nights?
Can you get a blood clot from vaping? According to new research, you can. Nicotine-laden e-cigarettes raise a user's risk of blood clots, damage small blood vessels and can also raise heart rate and blood pressure, a new study finds. read more about Vaping Raises Blood Clotting Risks, Harms Small Arteries
Shedding excess weight does much more for the long-term heart health of young people than building muscle, new research suggests. It's not that gaining muscle while young proved to be a cardiovascular problem. It's just that losing fat offered bigger read more about What Helps Your Heart More, Losing Fat or Gaining Muscle?
Can weed cause a heart attack? A new study reports marijuana has been linked to a doubling in the risk of a heart attack in younger adults, no matter how they use it. Eighteen- to 44-year-olds who used pot were read more about Recent Pot Use Tied to Rise in Heart Attack Risk for Young Adults
Do you have a history of high cholesterol or diabetes in your family? If so then it’s time to make some changes to your diet. There are many foods people consume daily that are harming them and they are unaware. read more about 5 Foods That are Clogging Your Arteries
Black people are more likely to have periodontitis than other races. Now an ongoing Swedish study has found that gum disease periodontitis is also much more common in first-time heart attack patients than in a group of healthy people New read more about More Evidence Ties Gum Disease With Heart Disease