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Heart-Healthy Diet: 8 Steps To Prevent Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month. When it comes to eating a heart healthy diet, controlling portion size, increasing servings of fruits and vegetables, and choosing more whole grains are so important. Here, Mayo Clinic offers 8 steps to get started in the right direction. Although you might know that eating certain foods can increase your …

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Heart Health And Aging: How The Heart Changes With Age

February is American Heart Month. Here’s a look at how the heart changes with age, signs of heart disease, and preventative measures to keep the heart healthy from the National Institute on Aging. Elena’s Story. Elena keeps an eye on her husband Frank to make sure he is taking care of his heart. But, she …

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Heart Failure in the Elderly – Understanding What Happens

Heart failure develops over time and as the heart weakens. While this condition sounds scary, it doesn’t imply that the heart has stopped working or about to stop working. This article from AgingCare debunks some of the myths and takes a look at heart failure in the elderly. When a person has heart failure, it …

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Changes to Make in Your Life After a Heart Attack

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Healthy Aging – 6 Simple Tricks to Keep Your Brain Young

This article from Time Health focuses on healthy aging and points out ways to keep your brain young. Society tells us that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks—that it’s harder for adults to learn new skills than it is for kids. And in many ways, that’s true: Babies have nothing to do but …

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Heart Health Tips for Women

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Diet and Exercise are Key to Better Heart Health February is American Heart Month, and on February 5, a special day is set aside to call attention to heart health for women. Many women are unaware that they face a higher risk of death from heart disease than from breast cancer. The article “Female …

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