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Heart disease and strokes are the number one and number four leading causes of death in the United States. About one-third of American adults have elevated levels of bad cholesterol and nearly two-thirds have high blood pressure or pre-hypertension. Approximately 610,000 Americans endure a first stroke every year and another 525,000 have a first heart […]

Not all disease can be prevented but taking care of ourselves through lifestyle and health screenings can minimize our risks for serious health problems. The effects of cardiovascular disease are one of the biggest causes for early deaths in the United States; in fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women. Cardiovascular Disease […]

A heart disease treatment plan is typically the same for both men and women and includes such things as lifestyle changes, medicine, surgery, and cardiac rehabilitation. Heart Disease Treatment Plan Lifestyle Changes Lifestyle changes are a key component to treating and preventing future heart attacks. The most important lifestyle change is to quit smoking, which […]

The scary truth is that heart disease is the cause of death for 600,000 Americans annually. That means that one in four deaths in the United States is due to heart disease. No longer just a man’s problem, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, although more than half […]

Heart disease affects 65 million Americans annually. Almost one million Americans have a heart attack every year and one person dies of heart disease every 39 seconds. In fact, one of three deaths that occur in the U.S. is caused by heart disease. The total cost of treating heart disease in 2008 was estimated at […]