TAG | heart disease
The facts are that less than 40% of all adults in the US exercise on a regular basis. This sedentary lifestyle has led to the current epidemic of chronic life threatening and debilitating disease. If you are not regularly exercising, you are on your way to becoming one of the very happy members of the following groups: (more…)
Taking care of your heart through diet and exercise can help you live a happier, more healthful life. And translating dietary guidelines into food choices and lifestyle changes that promote heart health recently got easier. (more…)
Hormone therapy has been discussed in the media in the past for its role in coronary heart disease prevention. Now new research comes to light that questions its benefits in this regard.
Over the years women who reach midlife have looked for ways to feel better and relieve the symptoms that this time of life can bring.
Many women turned to hormone replacement therapy as one answer. Its benefits were extolled in the media, and relief from hot flashes and osteoporosis looked good. Not only that, but studies such as the early Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Interventions Trial (PEPI) suggested that it prevented heart disease. (more…)