“One in 5 Americans will develop heart failure, a progressive condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood efficiently. But in a recent study of 137,303 older women by the University of Buffalo, those who walked briskly for about 30 to 60 minutes five days of the week (or were similarly active) were 25 percent less likely to develop heart failure than less active women.
The best Valentine’s Day gift you can give those you care about (and who care about you) is to stay healthy. That’s why I always encourage you to…
EAT RIGHT, MOVE MORE, SLEEP WELL
You may be shocked (as I was) to read that nearly half the adults in the USA have some form of cardiovascular disease. The reason? Guidelines have changed for classifying high blood pressure.
At my recent physical exam, I was dismayed to be told that I have high blood pressure. How common is this condition?