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Heart Attacks

A new study following patients who’d had a myocardial infarction (AKA a heart attack) found that taking Omega-3 fatty acids afterward made a huge difference (especially if they took a higher dose) with no bad side-effects. Patients who took Omega-3s had improved signs of heart health including less heart inflammation than patients who did it […]

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Take a Break Today

March 14, 2016

Happy worst holiday of the year! It’s heart attack Monday, thanks to Daylight Savings! Today, we all have a 25% increased risk of having a heart attack, a combination of altering our circadian rhythms, losing an hour of sleep, and starting a new work week. (Don’t underestimate the importance of sleep—if you’re struggling, try our […]

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A study out of CU Boulder has shown that if you have trouble exercising (or just exercising regularly), there’s one vitamin you really, really need in order to support your heart health: Vitamin C. Like exercise, Vitamin C reduces endothelin-1 activity (in other words, exercise and Vitamin C both keep small blood vessels from constricting). […]

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Everyone gets grey hair and wrinkles, but balding, a receding hairline, fatty deposits around the eyes, and/or wrinkles near the ear lobes may indicate an increased risk for heart disease and heart attacks. According to a study, there was a strong correlation between these signs and heart disease, and the more signs you have, the […]

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