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Know How to Increase Good Cholesterol Naturally

Often, when we hear about our cholesterol levels, we automatically assume that this is a bad thing. High cholesterol is a well known cause of a variety of heart diseases and cancers and has gained a reputation as a killer. But the good cholesterol, or HDL cholesterol is essential if we are to remain

New Anticlotting Drug May Extend Heart Patients' Lives

People who have recently been hospitalized for a heart attack or the severe chest pain of angina may live longer if they take the new anticlotting pill Xarelto in addition to standard therapy, a large study shows.

ARCTIC: Stop Palpitations While They Happen With This Acronym

It is often asked, "How do I stop palpitations while they are occurring?" Some people find the methods they use are inconsistent or they are simply unaware of alternatives. Luckily, there are more than a couple of ways to stop palpitations in their tracks once they begin. Now the second pr

Lower Blood Pressure Naturally and Live a Longer, Happier Life!

High blood pressure (hypertension), "the silent killer" leads to heart attacks which are the number one cause of death. The key to heart attack prevention is keeping your blood pressure chart in the "green zone". While you can do that with medication, it is expensive and you risk

Four Amazingly Simply Tips on How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally

In the past five years a great of excellent research has lead to a new level of awareness about the risks of high cholesterol leading to a large number of books, tapes, and food labels all claiming to give you the answer about how to lower cholesterol naturally. Many cooking and home magazines have

Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke-Credits

AuthorRobin Parks, MSEditorKathleen M. Ariss, MSAssociate EditorTracy LandauerAssociate EditorPat TrumanPrimary Medical ReviewerCaroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - CardiologyLast UpdatedMay 26, 2006 ...

Healthy Cereals

The cereal aisle at the supermarket seems to have more options every week, but figuring out which cereal is healthy and which you should steer clear of is easier than you might think. The key to choosing a healthy cereal is taking time to scope out the details on the nutrition label and keeping thes

What Are the Causes of Main Artery Enlargement?

The phrase "main artery enlargement" is a layman's term to describe an aortic aneurysm. The root cause of this bulge in the aortic wall is a condition known as atherosclerosis.