Heart Condition Lifestyle Articles

Chronic Communication at Work: Oh No, My Boss is Leaving!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Losing a supportive boss could leave you worried about what happens next. Dr. Gary shows you how to move forward with confidence.

Why Do I Feel Like Your Offer of Friendship Is Charity?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary names seven ways to choose friends who see beyond your chronic condition and treat you as an equal.

Sugary Drinks Linked to Heart Deaths

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn which popular beverages may increase your odds of a fatal heart attack.

The Obesity Paradox: Do Heavy People With Heart Disease Really Live Longer?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Recent findings challenge long-held beliefs. Here's what you should know.

Chronic Communication at Home: Abandonment Fears and How to Cope

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to deal with worries that chronic illness will cause one partner to leave the other.

Loneliness Linked to Health Risks: Finding Support for Better Heart Health

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

People who are isolated or feel lonely have a significantly higher heart disease risk, but it isn't too late to get support and possibly lower your risk.

Exercise May Cut Your Death Risk Up to 70 Percent

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Everyday activities could be enough to help you live longer, says a new study.

I’m Having Thoughts About My Mortality. What Does That Mean?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to choose an attitude about death that can lead to a richer, fuller life.

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.

Vitamin D Supplements May Improve Weight Loss

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Could a vitamin D-deficiency be a factor to your obesity?

Not Active Enough? Here’s How to Get Motivated!

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Fitness begins with a realistic plan and a goal that matters to you. See tips to get past mental obstacles and keep yourself motivated.

5 Ways to Live the Best Life Despite Heart Disease

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Heart disease can be debilitating, but there are ways you can have the best life right now despite your condition. Learn more at Heart Connect.

Chronic Communication at Home: Talking about Sex

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

A chronic illness such as a heart condition can affect intimacy. But opening up about concerns can strengthen your relationship. Here's how to begin.

How About a Drink? Before You Pour, Consider Your Wellness

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how to make sound decisions about alcohol use when you live with diabetes.

Holiday Time! What are you Saying “Yes!” To?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Negative advice about the holidays makes us expect the worst and feel stress. Learn to enjoy the season by focusing on what's possible instead of what's not.