"According to a recent online survey conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MDVIP, a national network of primary care doctors who focus on delivering personalized medicine, patient-centered medicine and preventive care, nearly nine in ten adults say that if they were to experience a heart attack tomorrow, it would make them feel anxious about their future health (89%) and concerned about having another heart attack (88%)."
Tag: heart health
"Walking can be a wonderful way to get exercise. But do you ever wonder if you're moving briskly enough to benefit your heart? There's a quite a difference between a leisurely neighborhood stroll and a purposeful gait when you're late for the bus. Now, new research suggests that a pace of about 100 steps per minute qualifies as brisk walking for many people, reports Harvard Health Publishing."
Lack of sleep could be taking a serious toll on Americans' mental and physical health. Sleep centers and mattress stores can educate consumers on the ramifications of bad sleep and loss of sleep to drive traffic. Sleep deprivation has been linked to everything from chronic health conditions to barely-there libido and strained relationships.
A recent study reveals reproductive risk factors women face for heart disease and stroke. Practitioners can develop ad campaigns to raise awareness and inspire checkups. Dr. Lela Emad of the Women’s OB/GYN Medical Group talks about the new study while emphasizing that health care providers need to be vigilant about screening women for cardiovascular disease.
Drinking tea may benefit the heart and blood vessels. Tea drinkers are less likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who donÛªt drink this soothing beverage. The hefty dose of flavonoids in tea may keep the heart and blood vessels healthy, according to the July 2015 Harvard Heart Letter.