According to the American Heart Association (AHA), death from cardiovascular disease could be reduced by 1.2 million people over the next decade if Americans limited their sodium intake to just 1,500 milligrams. Dieticians and health experts are quick to recommend a low sodium diet. Doctors often say that salt intake is a leading cause of … Continue reading Are low salt diets doing more harm than good?
Aside from the lungs, a recent study showed that air pollution affects heart health as well. Researchers from the University of Buffalo, University of Washington and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health found that exposure to ground-level ozone may damage the arteries and increase the risk of atherosclerosis. The research and its findings are published in Environmental Health … Continue reading It’s in the air: Air pollution can increase the risk of atherosclerosis, study says
Blood clots can have serious medical implications. If not treated properly, they can travel to other parts of the body and cause dangerous incidents, such as a stroke or a heart attack. According to the National Blood Clot Alliance, an average of 274 people die every day from blood clots. They can be prevented when equipped with the … Continue reading Blood clots: Everything you need to know (and ways to prevent them)
Heart disease is caused by problems related to the arteries. The narrowing or blockage of these blood vessels, which deliver blood to and from the heart, can cause significant damage and result in heart attack, chest pain, or stroke. Because the cholesterol that builds up along the walls of the arteries comes mostly from food, an … Continue reading What you eat plays a large role in protecting your heart, protect yourself with Natural News’ latest book release