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Give Thanks for Your Heart

…healing. Plus, an attitude of gratitude promotes real physical healing. Scientists have long known that physical illness—whether its back pain, chest pain, or the common flu—includes a psychological component. When you think about it, people who are sick certainly feel miserable, and are often angry…

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Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women

…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 Medicine found that one-in-five women under the age of 55 will have a heart attack without the telltale chest pain. For…

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The Connection Between Emotional Stress & Heart Disease

…I have witnessed firsthand how the emotional stress of the loss of a loved one can lead to disease and even death. Acute heartbreak can trigger chest pain that’s impossible to distinguish from the discomfort of blocked coronary blood vessels. The pain of longing for a lost loved one is both literally…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

…stroke, you also want to look for less traditional signs and symptoms as well, including: * Facial pain or one-sided limb pain, * Nonspecific: chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, * Non-specific neurological symptoms, such as hiccups, nausea and non-focal/generalized weakness Should you experience…

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5 Top Heart Health Mistakes

…a movie that may “move you to tears”. Heart Health Mistake #5: Denying that Something’s Wrong. I can’t tell you how many people develop chest pain, arm pain, sweats, or a feeling of impending doom—all signs of a heart attack—but deny that anything’s wrong. If you feel any of these symptoms…

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Choosing the Best Form of Magnesium

…deficiencies we see. The mineral is often “used up” and thus depleted in patients with: * Diabetes * Congestive heart failure * Atherosclerosis * Chest pain * High blood pressure levels * Cardiac arrhythmias * Heart muscle disease * Hheart attack * Sudden cardiac death In fact, intravenous magnesium treatment…

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Civil War History of Stress and Heart Disease

…report shortness of breath, fatigue with exertion, inability to keep up with comrades, palpitations of the heart, sweating, dizziness and even chest pain. This condition was eventually referred to as "Da Costa's Syndrome," named for Jacob Mendes Da Costa—the physician and surgeon who investigated…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…stroke also can be more difficult in women. Women's stroke symptoms tend to be “non-traditional” and include facial pain, one-sided limb pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, nausea, and nonspecific neurological symptoms such as hiccups and generalized weakness. Plus, more younger people…

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How Thanksgiving Heals the Heart

…healing. Plus, an attitude of gratitude promotes real physical healing. Scientists have long known that physical illness—whether its back pain, chest pain, or the common flu—includes a psychological component. When you think about it, people who are sick certainly feel miserable, and are often angry…

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Study Finds Doctors Too Quick to Insert Heart Stents

…The researchers found that 99% of the angioplasty/stent procedures performed on those either suffering a heart attack or “high risk” unstable chest pain where indeed appropriate. But for more stable patients, the study found that only 50% of the procedures were appropriate, as the procedure for less…

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