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News tag: cardiovascular health


Staying mentally sharp require discipline and knowledge

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying sharp as you age will require you to follow expert’s advice: exercise more, check your risk for heart disease, and cooperate with your doctor to eliminate medical conditions and drug side effects that may impair your thinking. Other strategies are equally beneficial, including staying active socially, getting enough sleep,…


Children raised in smoking households have increased risk of heart disease

25 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Parents who smoke in front of their kids at home increase the risk children will have of developing heart disease in adulthood, a new study suggests. The study offers a growing evidence that exposure to smoking from parents has a lasting effect on children's cardiovascular health in adulthood. "For parents…


Only timely lifestyle changes prevent fetal cardiovascular disease

13 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
With cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in New Zealand, doctors report that many of these deaths are premature and preventable. Unexpected circumstances took Mona Mahu on a path in health promotion that will provide lifestyle changes so her children and her grandchildren will not face her fate.…


Consider green tea extract to improve your health

11 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
Green tea has been a popular ingredient used primarily as a drink, but research into its benefits made green tea part of healthy diet to promote a wide array of benefits. It's a great alternative to coffee for that caffeine buzz, since each cup contains anywhere between 35-100 milligrams of…