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Meditation and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
Holter Monitor Diary
While you're being monitored by a Holter monitor, it's important to keep an accurate diary of your activities and symptoms during the test.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Angina Log
The American Heart Association offers this angina log (or record) to record your angina symptoms helping to show what angina is like for you and how your angina pattern changes over time. The log helps your doctor regulate your medicines and decide on future treatments.
Staying Fit With Chronic Pain
The American Heart Association explains protecting your heart health can seem overwhelming if you also battle chronic pain. Learn these tips on how to balance the two.
Everyone has the right to breathe clean air. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke and studies show that nonsmokers exposed to high levels of tobacco smoke on the job double their risk of getting lung cancer. There is overwhelming scientific evidence that secondhand tobacco smoke is directly linked to heart disease, the number one killer of both men and women. A person shouldn?t be forced to choose between their job and their health. We need your stories and support as we work in communities across our state to ensure the health of all workers. If you are willing to share your feelings on the issue please share them below.
Life's Simple 7 for Kids
The American Heart Association offers these great tips on keeping your kids heart healthy with Life's Simple 7.
Life's Simple 7® | Losing Weight
The American Heart Association explains that losing weight is one of Life's Simply 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to lose extra pounds.
Life's Simple 7® | Control Cholesterol
The American Heart Association explains that Controlling cholesterol levels is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood cholesterol.
Aspirin and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
Prevention and Treatment of PAD
The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.