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Healthy Living for 2013

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Healthy Living for 2013

When a new year comes around, it is fair to say that many of us will make resolutions and that the majority of these will be related to our general health and wellbeing. For example many vow to quit smoking, do more exercise or cut down on takeaways. However, change needn’t just come with the…

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Are Women At High Risk For Atrial Fibrillation?

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Are Women At High Risk For Atrial Fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation is a condition of the heart which results from irregular beating of the heart. The heart has a regular rhythm which is important for the filling and emptying of its chambers in a timely manner which ensures that blood brought from the body is purified and send back to the body in a…

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7 Health Tips To Achieve Maximum Health For Seniors In 2013

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7 Health Tips To Achieve Maximum Health For Seniors In 2013

Health headlines in 2013 proved to be full of new science and discoveries that will change how the world sees health and wellness. There are new advancements that will allow citizens over 50 to feel their healthiest and strongest throughout the year. Eat For Necessity Overeating has its downsides, but weight gain is only a…

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5 Steps To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Attack Or Stroke

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5 Steps To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Attack Or Stroke

An April 2009 study published by Harvard researchers identified the top causes of preventable death in the U.S. While you may expect to see things like automobile crashes and firearms on this list, in fact, the things that cause the most preventable deaths in America are almost exclusively lifestyle factors, including (ranked in order of…

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You are What You Eat: Controlling Your Cholesterol with Food

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You are What You Eat: Controlling Your Cholesterol with Food

As we age, it’s important to monitor our cholesterol levels with simple blood tests. High cholesterol levels, left unchecked, can result in heart disease and, maybe worse, stroke. Luckily, if you get screened annually, any rises in your cholesterol levels will be discovered early enough for you to be able to control them in a…

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Fitness Tips For Seniors

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Fitness Tips For Seniors

After retirement, many individuals find themselves with more free time than they know what to do with.  Finding meaningful, healthy ways to use this excess time can be a challenge.  While opportunities abound for older adults to connect with loved ones, volunteer in the community, or even learn a new hobby or skill one of…

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Nine Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

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Nine Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

When it comes to serious health problems for adults in the U.S., few conditions are cause for more concern than heart attack and stroke. One out of every four deaths each year in the U.S. is the result of heart disease, which ranks as the leading cause of death in country, according to statistics compiled…

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Health Benefits of Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements

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Health Benefits of Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements

There are some health benefits to taking omega 3 fish oil, and you can get these from eating salmon and trout. They have tested omega-3 and these supplements are beneficial. Salmon, mackerel, anchovy, herring, trout, tuna, and sardines, contain a large amount of omega-3, and it can be used for several health conditions. A healthy…

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Switch Stroke Style To Keep Improving Fitness

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Switch Stroke Style To Keep Improving Fitness

Swimming is one of the best cardio vascular exercises you can do. You will increase your lung capacity and the ability of your heart to pump blood around your body, even if you swim once a week. If you are able to swim for about 20 minutes without stopping, whilst maintaining a constant speed and…

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5 Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke and Other Summertime Football Ailments

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5 Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke and Other Summertime Football Ailments

Football may be a fall sport, but any player’s parent knows that practices often start during the heat of summer.  To a kid, the start of these practices means fun with friends, meeting new teammates, and playing their favorite game. As a parent, though, you know that social interactions are not all that summer practices…

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