Heart Condition Prevention Articles

Will Exercise Protect Your Heart If Heart Disease Runs in Your Family?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn whether “bad” genes make higher heart risks inevitable.

Sugary Drinks Linked to Heart Deaths

By Kent Peterson No Comments

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

Why Your Heart Attack Risk Is Higher in the Morning

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

We’re learning more about this hazard—and steps you can take to help protect yourself.

New High Blood Pressure Guidelines: What You Must Know

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The high blood pressure number that doubles your heart risk is lower than experts had thought.

Reducing Mental Issues May Reduce RA Symptoms, Cardiovascular Disease

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Mental health issues may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with RA.

Warning: Sleep Problems Could Lead to Heart Disease

By Victoria Candland No Comments

If you don't sleep well at night, you're at greater risk for heart disease. Learn more at Heart Connect.

The Link Between Heart Attacks and Diabetes

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Heart attacks and diabetes are related in a number of ways. Learn how to reduce your risk of both of them at Heart Connect.

What a Can of Coke Does to Your Body

By Victoria Candland No Comments

All the negative impacts a can of this loved soda has on your health, including raising your risk for heart problems. Learn more at Heart Connect.

Stand Up for Better Health

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Standing rather than sitting for two hours a day may lead to improved health

Trauma May Increase Women's Risk of Heart Disease

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Women with a history of trauma may have a 60 percent greater risk of experiencing heart attack, stroke or other heart-related ailments.

Does Chocolate Help With Heart Disease?

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

The short answer is an ever-so-sweet yes.

Statins May Cut Cancer Death Risk by Half

By Victoria Candland 1 Comment

Two recent studies suggest that taking statins can significantly reduce your chance of dying from several types of cancer. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Detecting Type 2 Diabetes Early May Reduce Heart Disease Death Risk

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Receiving early screening and treatment for type 2 diabetes may significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and death.

A Chocolatey Way to a Healthier Heart

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Researchers have found a possible link between chocolate and heart health.

Walking 2 Minutes Every Hour Could Decrease Your Risk For Heart Disease

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Could walking for just 2 minutes every hour decrease your risk for disease and death?

How Important is Hydration?

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Take a look at these tips and points regarding proper hydration and your heart.