Calcium levels in the heart a potential biomarker for heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A serious and often fatal condition, heart disease is caused by cardiometabolic dysfunctions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, insulin resistance and obesity. However, a recent study published in Endocrinology and Metabolism revealed that excessive levels of calcium … Continue reading Calcium levels in the heart a potential biomarker for heart disease

Olive Leaf Extract Benefits: Brain, Heart, Immune System, & More

Source: Olive Leaf Extract Benefits: Brain, Heart, Immune System, & More by Dr. Edward Group Any time you pass along the proverbial olive branch — a sign of peace and forgiveness — you’re metaphorically passing along an ancient plant, Olea europaea. From this plant, we get olives — and olive oil. But did you know that the humble … Continue reading Olive Leaf Extract Benefits: Brain, Heart, Immune System, & More

A Heart Attack May Leave Long-Lasting Epigenetic Marks on DNA

A heart attack could leave behind more than just physical damage, according to a new study. Suffering from myocardial infarction, or a heart attack, may lead to the storage of epigenetic marks on certain genes. Researchers from Uppsala University reported in Human Molecular Genetics that an epigenetic “memory” of a heart attack may stick around on DNA … Continue reading A Heart Attack May Leave Long-Lasting Epigenetic Marks on DNA

Epigenetics May Explain Why Stress From Exercise is Good for the Heart

  In the exercise community, it is often preached that working out is a form of medicine and can be crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Routine exercise helps to retain healthy body weight and has been shown to lower the risk of diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. It’s even been … Continue reading Epigenetics May Explain Why Stress From Exercise is Good for the Heart

CoQ10 helps relieve symptoms of congestive heart failure, prevents premature death in patients

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is one of the most popular dietary supplements in the United States. Extensive studies suggest that the antioxidant properties of CoQ10 can be utilized for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions. A recent review published in Circulation: Heart Failure found that CoQ10 supplementation can reduce the risk of premature death in patients with heart failure. CoQ10 supplementation also … Continue reading CoQ10 helps relieve symptoms of congestive heart failure, prevents premature death in patients

Heartburn Relief at Home: 11 Easy, Effective Remedies & Tips

Source: Heartburn Relief at Home: 11 Easy, Effective Remedies & Tips by Dr. Edward Group You recognize that feeling, a slight burp followed by a chestful of fire. Heartburn. It can be so uncomfortable that many people have even confused it for a heart attack. Also known as acid reflux, indigestion, or pyrosis, heartburn is a common … Continue reading Heartburn Relief at Home: 11 Easy, Effective Remedies & Tips

Researchers identify 3 antioxidants that help minimize inflammation in heart failure patients

Antioxidants protect your cells from damage caused by harmful molecules called free radicals. According to a study, three antioxidants, namely vitamins C and E and alpha-lipoic acid, help reduce inflammation in patients with heart failure. The findings of this double-blind, crossover study were presented at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando. Free radicals and heart health When free radicals accumulate in your body, they cause oxidative … Continue reading Researchers identify 3 antioxidants that help minimize inflammation in heart failure patients

Microwave ovens ‘fluke’ your heart while they ‘nuke’ your food – alarming studies reveal microwave frequency radiation can affect heart and blood

Many health conscious consumers rarely, if ever, microwave their food anymore, but when they do, they probably do not realize that they’re not just destroying the nutritional value of the food, but the “nuker” is negatively impacting their hearts. The typical microwave frequency radiation coming from “nukers” seen in the average American kitchen is more than enough … Continue reading Microwave ovens ‘fluke’ your heart while they ‘nuke’ your food – alarming studies reveal microwave frequency radiation can affect heart and blood

Using Vitamin C for Heart Disease, Cancer and Cell Protection

Researchers at the University of California say that participants who took about 500 milligrams of vitamin C supplements per day saw a 24 per cent drop in plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) levels after two months. Recent research suggests that CRP may be a better predictor of heart disease than cholesterol levels. “C-reactive protein is a marker of … Continue reading Using Vitamin C for Heart Disease, Cancer and Cell Protection

Avoiding Heart Disease & Strokes

Saving the Lives of Millions At a recent conference of the Indian Society of Cardiology hosted by Madras Medical Mission, doctors focused on non-pharmaceutical interventions for heart failure. Experts are becoming increasingly aware that the last decade has seen only very small incremental improvements or benefits with newer drug therapies in the treatment of heart failure. … Continue reading Avoiding Heart Disease & Strokes