Heart Condition Healthy Lifestyle Articles

Practical Steps Toward Weight Loss

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

By setting attainable weight loss goals, successes are within your reach.

A Better Way to Lower Your Heart Risks?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Two heart-healthy measures may work better together than either one does alone.

Banishing Belly Fat

By Amy Campbell No Comments

There are hidden health hazards lurking in belly fat. Here’s how you can reduce it.

Heartburn Medications Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

A German study linked popular heartburn medications like Prilosec, Nexium, and Prevacid with an increased risk for dementia.

4 Things You're Already Doing to Help Your Heart

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Even if you may not have the most heart-healthy lifestyle, there are probably still small things you're doing to improve your heart health.

7 Tips to De-Stress Your Workday

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Check out these seven tips for being less stressed on the job.

3 Tips for Redefining Normal with Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Here is how you redefine ordinary when life requires you to prepare for a potential new normal.

How Your Thyroid Affects Your Heart

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Your thyroid affects many parts of your body, including your heart. Weight gain caused by hypothyroidism could lead to heart problems.

10 Ways to Live Well Despite Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Life with chronic illness can still be satisfying. The most effective way to manage and reduce the impact of illness is to focus on ways to live well.

Write About Your Experience to Help You Heal

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Writing about difficult experiences, such as chronic illness and trauma, can be an effective way to ease emotional pain, stress, and worry.

Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. With simple diet changes, you can lower your risk of it, according to Cleveland Clinic. Try these delicious and heart-healthy…

Eating for Lower Cholesterol: Dos and Don'ts

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

When your doctor tells you that you have high cholesterol, you may wonder whether lifestyle changes will be needed to help reduce it. According to Mayo Clinic, following a heart-healthy diet and exercising regularly are…

Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Cholesterol Levels

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

While there are some high cholesterol risk factors that you can't change, like your family history or your age, there are plenty of lifestyle changes you can make to achieve or maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Tendon Pain

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

New research suggests that people with unhealthy blood cholesterol levels may be more likely to experience tendon pain.

Staying Married May Help You Survive After Heart Surgery

By Tom Betar No Comments

Being married can help prevent heart trouble from occurring, but a new study indicates that it could also improve your odds of survival after heart surgery. The study, published in the journal JAMA Surgery, tracked…

3 New Year’s Resolutions for People With a Heart Condition

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Need help with your New Year's resolutions? Get some ideas on ways to take control of your life from our patient advocate Lana Barhum.