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Don’t Let Shoveling Snow Cause You To Have a Heart Attack

…it’s cold outside. Exercising in the cold can cause your blood vessels to constrict and raise your blood pressure—even provoking coronary artery spasms. Plus, if you’re rushing to get your driveway cleared so you can leave to go to work, the stress can up your heart attack risk even further. Breathing…

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5 Top Heart Health Mistakes

…-related macular degeneration (AMD, the leading cause of blindness). The lethal chemicals in cigarettes (and marijuana) can precipitate coronary arterty spasm, as well life-threatening arrhythmias that all too often result in sudden cardiac death. If you smoke, do everything you can to stop smoking and preserve…

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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…which eventually gets into the lungs. This buildup often leads to bronchospasms—the constriction of muscles in the walls of the airways. These spasms can contribute to difficulty in breathing and sleepless nights. You don’t hear much about bronchospasms, but our constant exposure to airborne toxins…

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