Combatting High Blood Pressure

Last year there were changes to guidelines on high blood pressure and because of that, almost half of all Americans have hypertension. Hypertension can lead to heart attacks, stroke, and a host of other problems and the scary part is that symptoms may not present themselves until it's too late. What's important to note is …

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How to Love your Heart

Happy Valentine's Day!  Today I'm sharing the love with a quick tip to keep your ticker strong. But first, some very simple science.  Cardiovascular exercise increases blood flow and volume.  This higher volume of fresh, oxygenated blood will, over time, force the left ventricle to adapt and enlarges.  (The body is amazing at adaptations, if you haven't …

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