After A Heart Attack

What To Do After a Heart Attack

…diet to the letter, I still have my own patients take targeted nutritional supplements to help their hearts heal, and stay strong long after a heart attack. * Following a heart attack, fortify your heart, and entire body, with a nutrient combination I call the "Awesome Foursome": CoQ10 300–400 mg daily…

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Grief Can Increase Your Heart Attack Risk

heart attacks within the first 24 hours of bereavement than at other times. They also noted that those at highest cardiovascular risk are the most vulnerable to profound grief. This study reconfirms earlier research that identified a heightened risk for mortality in the days, months, and years after

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

heart attack, it’s far less risky to work with someone who’s not your first choice than it is to be transferred when your condition is acute and unstable. Now it’s your turn: Have you or someone you know had a heart attack? You May Also Be Interested In * 5 Supplements to Take After a Heart Attack,…

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

…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 of heart attacks are of…

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A Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Heart Attack and Stroke

…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.m. Going to bed earlier in the evening puts you more in line with your body’s natural sleep/wake cycle. 2. Eat only light snacks after 7:30…

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

…over the years, and infused into more than a dozen books I’ve written including Heartbreak & Heart Disease which I encourage you to read. Now it’s your turn: Has your life improved after a heart attack or other health condition? You May Also Be Interested In * Resolve to Be Optimistic * Why Can’t…

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How Too Much Iron Harms Your Heart

…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. Postmenopausal women lose the protection of regular menstrual iron reduction, and their iron levels have been found to rise steadily after menopause…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…excess non-metabolized sugar calories as fat. So be sure to scour package labels for the sugar content. 3. Smoking has some virtues. Even after they had a heart attack, some of my patients continued to smoke. They had all kinds of excuses to justify their behavior, such as “it relaxes me,” “it takes…

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Blood Iron Levels and Heart Disease

…postmenopausal women are four times more likely to have heart attacks. Not only do they lose the protection of regular menstrual iron depletion, their iron blood levels begin to rise steadily after menopause, more than doubling between 55 and 65, and even more after that. If you are a postmenopausal woman, please…

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Love, Intimacy, and Your Heart

…the heart. It’s also a good time to address a sticky question that many people don’t want to ask, whether you can safely engage in intimacy after a heart attack or stroke. While sudden death from intimacy is rare, many of my cardiac patients have said they felt vulnerable about their heart. In fact…

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Why a Vacation Can Improve Your Heart Health

…like cholesterol, smoking habits, and body mass index. What they found is that a lack of vacations was a predictor of the 20-year incidence of heart attack and death. Likewise, in the MRFIT study investigators studied nine-year death rates among 12,000 men to evaluate the relative risk for health conditions…

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