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World Heart Day: Why exercise must not be stopped but started slowly after suffering a heart attack
In the beginning, after having a heart attack, one must start exercising very slowly, taking breaks in between
Heart diseases can be hereditary but none are destined to the fate of parents or grandparents
Improved lifestyle choices are hard but they can influence heart disease risk and slow the progression of heart disease
Women more likely to die within a year of experiencing their first stroke compared to men, finds study
Strokes and heart attacks are leading causes of death worldwide but their symptoms and risk factors often differ widely among men and women
Regular aerobic exercise can reverse degenerative processes that lead to diabetes, high cholesterol
Moderate aerobic exercises include brisk walking, gardening and dancing, while vigorous aerobic exercises include running, swimming, tennis, cycling, jumping rope, hiking uphill and high-intensity interval training
Substituting red meat in diet with quality plant-based foods can cut coronary heart disease risk by 14%: Study
The American Heart Association says that red meats like beef, pork and lamb have more saturated fats than chicken, fish and vegetable sources of protein
Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent
Yoga for a healthy heart: Asanas focusing on breathing and posture may help patients with arrhythmias
Medications like beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers may be provided to mitigate the risks of stroke, while a heart-healthy diet and getting regular exercise are the lifestyle strategies one has to adopt.
A smartphone app that can identify heart attacks with a simple sensor attachment
The app seems to be almost as accurate as a standard, 12-lead ECG used to diagnose heart attacks.
Google updates Wear OS with smarter health coaching and easy swipe features
The update will provide quicker access to notifications and proactive help from the Google Assistant.
American Heart Association revises what constitutes high blood pressure, nearly half of all US adults now suffer from 'silent killer'
Tighter blood pressure guidelines from US heart organizations mean millions more people need to make lifestyle changes, or start taking medication,
Wireless pacemaker may offer surgery-free alternative, but questions over safety remain
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions.