Tag Archives: Heart

7 Exercises To Stay Heart Healthy

While most think exercise are good for muscle gains, “toning” and/or losing weight, the heart needs exercise just as much as any other muscle in the body. Heart health is simply your lifeline. Without the heart beating & pumping blood fueling oxygen/nutrients across the entire body, the body simply will be unable to function &… Read More »

Stress and Heart Problems

  In our books and blogs we discuss the risk of living under severe stress. Now there is more evidence to support this concern. The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology reported a large study that concluded that people with high stress jobs are at an increased risk for atrial fibrillation.   Such jobs involve high… Read More »

Too much sleep linked to higher risk of heart disease, death: study

Sleeping more than the recommended six to eight hours a night could accompany a greater risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, a new study revealed Wednesday. The study, published in European Heart Journal, examined the sleeping habits and cardiovascular events of 116,632 adults from 21 countries between the age of 35 and 70 over a… Read More »

Study bolsters findings that marathons increase heart stress. But what that means is unclear

A new “Research Letter” published Dec. 3 in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation raises the old fear that running long distances – particularly the 42.2-kilometre marathon – could be bad for amateur runners. But according to several experts, including the paper’s author, would-be marathoners should not worry that they are on the road to… Read More »