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Could You Have a Silent Heart Attack and Not Know It?

So-called “silent” or minor heart attacks often go unnoticed because the symptoms can be very vague. If a silent heart attack occurs during waking hours, you may have a slight feeling of discomfort, of being a little bit “off.” They can also occur in your sleep. It’s a fact that about 25 percent…

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Learn the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Women

…Rosie O’Donnell just suffered a heart attack that required an emergency medical intervention. But what happened to Ms. O’Donnell is just a reminder that heart disease is something that every woman needs to be savvy about the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and that the technology we have developed…

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If Someone Has a Heart Attack, Do These 2 Things!

A heart attack can strike anyone, anywhere, at any time. Many people think a heart attack will never happen to them and take their heart health for granted. Then, the next thing they know they’re a patient on the critical care unit for cardiovascular issues. I hope you never need this information and…

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Heart Attack Symptoms in Women: What You Need to Know

We’ve long-known that heart attack symptoms in women are often missed, and a study shows just how severe the issue is. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association show that female heart attack patients die at a much higher rate than men—even in the hospital. The study analyzed over…

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Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women

We’ve long known that when it comes to heart attack symptoms, men and women are different. While men often have the telltale chest pain, signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women are far more subtle—that’s especially true when it comes to younger women. A new study published in JAMA Internal…

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“But I’m Too Young to Have a Heart Attack…”

…alone. People often think of heart disease as a part something that happens as you “get old.” But even young to middle-aged adults can have a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction or MI. Over the years, I’ve seen men as young as 24-years old, and a woman who was just 18, suffer a heart…

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A Stressful Job Can Up Your Heart Attack Risk by 23%!

We’ve long-known that stress can increase heart attack risk. Now, a new study quantifies just how dangerous stress can be on your heart. Researchers at the University College of London analyzed results of previous studies in 13 different European countries from 1985 to 2006. Participants in these…

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Can Shifting Your Sleep Schedule Cause a Heart Attack?

…those working evening, night, and split or rotating shifts have a 40% increased risk of coronary artery disease and are 23% more likely to have a heart attack. Plus, working the night shift ups your chances of suffering from a coronary event to 41%. We also now have data from the largest shift worker study…

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A High Antioxidant Diet Lowers Heart Attack Risk

…here’s a study we all need to note. Researchers have found that women who eat a high-antioxidant diet have a significantly lower risk of having a heart attack. For this study, which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers studied 32,561 Swedish women ages 49…

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Diet Soda Increases Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

…Association’s International Stroke Conference, drinking diet soda can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. Researchers said that consuming as little as one diet soda a day could increase your risk of heart attack and stroke by 48 percent. How Can Diet Soda Cause a Stroke? The connection appears to…

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Grief Can Increase Your Heart Attack Risk

…so inclined; consider an art or dance class. The take-home message is that family members and healthcare providers need be aware of the risk of heart attack during the bereavement period, and do all they can to help. Now it’s your turn: Do you have any bereavement tips to share? You May Also Be Interested…

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Pets Help Heart Attack Survivors

As Valentine’s Day approaches, my wife Jan and I are finally able to talk about how heavy our hearts were this past Christmas season as we realized that it would soon be time to help our beloved 14-year-old dog to cross over. Those of you who have followed my newsletters may remember the March…

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A Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Attack and Stroke

…heart disease. Chronically sleeping too little also heightens your sympathetic tone, raising your levels of stress hormones that contribute to heart attack, stroke, and high blood pressure. Here's How to Get a Sound Night's Sleep 1. Go to bed at about the same time each night, preferably by 10:00 p…

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Study Finds Doctors Too Quick to Insert Heart Stents

…If I’m ever having a heart attack, I want someone to get me to the closest hospital to have an angioplasty/stent procedure performed as soon as possible. Heart stents are simply the best way to improve blood flow to the heart and preserve heart muscle during a heart attack. But as with many amazing…

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You Can Think Your Way to Better Heart Health, Quite Literally

…you’re stressed your body produces stress hormones, including cortisol, which can have a negative impact on heart health—even provoking a heart attack. Positive thinkers produce fewer damaging stress hormones, plus they’re more likely to lead a positive lifestyle. A 2015 study by researchers…

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5 Surprising Heart Disease Risk Factors

…negative cardiovascular outcomes. Their study found that those who had both CVD and ED were 1.6 times more likely to experience cardiovascular death, heart attack, stroke, and hospitalization due to heart failure. Any man who sees a physician with complaints of ED should also get a full cardiovascular workup…

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How Too Much Iron Harms Your Heart

…than twice as likely to have a heart attack, and that every one percent increase in ferritin found in iron translated into a four percent increase in heart attack risk. Excessive iron levels are one reason why postmenopausal women are at greater risk for heart attack than women who are still menstruating…

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