Niacin for cholesterol control

Only the “flushing” type of niacin is effective for cholesterol control.  Flushing is a harmless, but unpleasant, potential side effect which...

Cardiometabolic Syndrome

Cardiometabolic syndrome, or metabolic syndrome, is a cluster of conditions — including high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, high...

Heart Screening Tests

How high is your cholesterol and should you care? If it is high, yes, but if it is normal then don’t rest easy… Would you believe only 50% of people...

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Heart Muscle Regenerates Once damaged, heart muscle does not recover – or does it? British scientists have reported that it may be possible for the...

Heart Headlines

Chocolate good for heart and brain Leave it to the French to present results of a new study showing that chocolate is good for the heart and brain....

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Heart Health A host of recent studies examine the role of diet in the risk for heart diseases, including high blood pressure, heart attack and...

Heart and Soul

Anxiety causes heart attacks, according to the “Heart and Soul Study” published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, in which over 1000 people...

Is Your Heart Pumping Sludge?

Blood thickness, or viscosity, may be the single unifying risk factor for heart disease.  The thicker and stickier the blood the more difficult it...

22 Risks for Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America.  About 50% of people dying from heart disease have normal cholesterol.  About 50% of people...