Take it from a doctor: It is possible. Lowering blood pressure naturally is possible with a few healthy habits – and not being too restrictive.
While chest pain or pressure is one of the most common signs of a heart attack, there’s a more surprising symptom women, in particular, need to recognize.
As someone dealing with a health condition, you really do need a vacation. Here’s how to plan ahead and have a happy, healthy trip.
We know sex is exciting. But find out what it does to the heart and the hormones it releases in to the body. It makes a big impact on overall health.
Taking good care of your ticker begins with what you put on your plate.
Do you know your risk? Read on to find out the truth about seven heart disease myths
Your mood, sleep schedule, and even your neighbourhood could be putting your ticker in trouble.
Every year, more than 50,000 Canadians have a stroke. It is difficult to know how to help a parent, spouse or friend who is suddenly unable to hold their cup of coffee or get up from a chair. (SPONSORED)
This simple test can determine whether your heart age matches your actual age
Every year, more than 50,000 Canadians have a stroke. Here’s how physiotherapy can help them take back control
Donna Hart, a 56-year-old from Ontario, went from being carefree to bedridden in just a matter of weeks. She shares her heart transplant success story
Hawthorn has been a popular natural remedy used to improve heart health since ancient times
Heart disease is the second leading cause of death for women in Canada (behind cancer), yet we rarely think of heart disease as a ‘woman’s issue.’ That needs to change says health writer Kerrie Lee Brown, who had a heart attack at 39
Excessive sodium intake is contributing to a high rate of cardiovascular disease. Here’s a look at sodium consumption around the world
Be aware of the symptoms, and cut your risk of death by heart attack
You’ve probably heard the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but a new study sheds light on just how important it is. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health found that, in a comprehensive 16-year study of men aged 45-82, those who skipped breakfast were 27 percent more likely […]
Improve your cardiovascular fitness with these heart-pumping types of physical activity
Yoga is a great way to stay fit, but new research suggests that regular practice can offer you much more than toned arms and abs. Here’s how hitting the mat can help improve your heart health
It’s well-known that fatty foods, smoking and inactivity are risk factors for heart disease. But new research has revealed some other risks that may surprise you
Estrogen can only protect women for so long, and adopting healthy habits early is key to preventing heart disease