Even short periods of being sedentary is bad for your heart, caution researchers

Researchers from the University of Liverpool in the U.K. found that short periods of being sedentary can worsen cardiometabolic health. In a study published in the journal Diabetologia, the researchers revealed that reducing physical activity for at least two weeks can lead to a rise in blood sugar levels, disrupt cholesterol levels and impair cardiorespiratory fitness. Increased sedentary behavior worsens cardiometabolic health It’s no … Continue reading Even short periods of being sedentary is bad for your heart, caution researchers

Lowering homocysteine levels can decrease risk of heart attack, stroke and Alzheimer’s

Homocysteine is an amino acid produced when proteins are broken down. High homocysteine levels, called hyperhomocysteinemia, are known to increase disease risk. As a case in point, the condition is linked to heart attack, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. High homocysteine levels and cardiovascular disease Previous research has found that homocysteine can damage the endothelium, the tissue lining the blood vessels throughout … Continue reading Lowering homocysteine levels can decrease risk of heart attack, stroke and Alzheimer’s

It’s not just the elderly: 19-year-old in hospital ICU after second dose of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

One of the more serious issues with the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines is their propensity to cause inflammation of the cardiovascular system. The vaccine causes an antigen-specific immune response that may additionally cause an inflammatory immune response along the endothelial lining of blood vessels. If natural viral antigens are present in the endothelial lining … Continue reading It’s not just the elderly: 19-year-old in hospital ICU after second dose of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Doctors now warn about permanent damage and cardiovascular events following COVID-19 vaccination

More doctors are speaking out about the harms of new COVID-19 vaccines. Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, M.D., Ph.D. is one of them. Dr. Noorchashm says that the covid-19 vaccines will almost certainly cause an antigen-specific immune response; however, if viral antigens are present in the tissues of recipients at the time of vaccination, the … Continue reading Doctors now warn about permanent damage and cardiovascular events following COVID-19 vaccination

Local cassia tree in Thailand can help dissolve dangerous blood clots

Cassia siamea, commonly known as yellow cassia or Siamese senna, is an evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia, particularly in the countries of Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. Known as a source of high-quality firewood, yellow cassia is also grown as an ornamental because of the bright yellow flowers it produces throughout the year. The … Continue reading Local cassia tree in Thailand can help dissolve dangerous blood clots

Can common antibiotics harm your heart? Research links them to increased risk of heart conditions

It is becoming increasingly clear that pharmaceutical antibiotics are not the life-saving drugs their makers say they are. Prone to misuse, antibiotics have given rise to a new breed of drug-resistant bacteria called “superbugs,” creating one of the most dangerous public health crises of this time. On top of this, antibiotics have numerous side effects. They can cause changes to the … Continue reading Can common antibiotics harm your heart? Research links them to increased risk of heart conditions

Lower your cholesterol naturally with these foods and nutrients

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 73.5 million American adults, or more than 31 percent of the total adult population in the United States, have elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or bad cholesterol. It’s a well-known fact that having high levels of bad cholesterol dramatically increases your risk of developing heart … Continue reading Lower your cholesterol naturally with these foods and nutrients

Proactive stroke prevention: Keep your brain healthy by strengthening your heart

Maintaining heart health is crucial to your overall well-being. But did you know that keeping your heart healthy is also key to boosting your brain health? Your brain health is tied to your heart health Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide while dementia is fifth. However, while “Alzheimer’s disease” and “dementia” are used interchangeably, the two … Continue reading Proactive stroke prevention: Keep your brain healthy by strengthening your heart

Social isolation during coronavirus pandemic tied to higher rates of high blood pressure among patients

Social isolation due to pandemic-related restrictions have been linked to an increase in high blood pressure among patients rushed to the emergency room, according to a recent study presented at the 46th Argentine Congress of Cardiology. Led by Matias Fosco of the Favaloro Foundation University Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the study showed that admission to the … Continue reading Social isolation during coronavirus pandemic tied to higher rates of high blood pressure among patients

Study reveals vitamin C is key for stroke prevention and promoting heart health

Strokes are some of the most common medical conditions in the United States. So common, in fact, that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year. Of these cases, 610,000 are classified as first or new strokes, while 185,000 — or nearly 1 of 4—are … Continue reading Study reveals vitamin C is key for stroke prevention and promoting heart health