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The Deadly Mistake Heart Patients Make

In All Health Watch, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

After recovering from a heart attack, many people want to take it easy.  

Understandably, they are afraid to exert themselves for fear they could have another heart attack. 

So they rest. 

And if they do work out, they go easy. 

A major study shows that this is not only the wrong strategy, it could be a deadly one. 

Swedish researchers analyzed the link between physical activity and death rates after a heart attack. Read More

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3 Ways to Survive a Heart Attack

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

It’s one of the most terrifying realizations anyone can have: “Oh no, I’m having a heart attack!”

That thought might be quickly followed by, “Will I die?”

And then, “What can I do to save myself?”

Someone has this moment of horror every 40 seconds in the U.S. Every nine minutes, the victim dies within the first hour.[1] [2]

Some of them might have survived if they had known what to do when the symptoms first hit them.… Read More

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Are You Headed for a Heart Attack? Answer This One Question to Find Out

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

If you’re worried about your heart, you can go to the best cardiologists…

Get a myriad of blood tests…

Undergo cutting-edge diagnostic imaging and EKGs…

But answering one simple question may be among the most reliable indicators of whether or not you’re headed for a heart attack. This marker of heart health is accurate whether you’re obese or thin, smoker or nonsmoker, in shape or sedentary.… Read More

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Watching Super Bowl Linked to Heart Deaths, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

It’s the Super Bowl. The game is close. You’re screaming at the TV as your team makes a disastrous mistake.

“You’re killing me!” you might shout.

Actually, you could be right…

Researchers have found that stress from watching the Super Bowl increases the risk of a deadly heart attack by a small but significant amount.

Scientists studied the death records in Los Angeles County for two-week periods starting on Super Bowl Sunday in 1980 and 1984.… Read More

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Christmas Eve Is the Most Dangerous Day for Your Heart

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

Cardiologists have long known that Christmas is the time when you are at most risk for a heart attack.

They even have a name for it. It’s called “holiday heart syndrome.”

A study shows that Christmas may be even more dangerous to heart health than previously believed. The research was conducted by cardiologists in Sweden. It was published in The British Medical Journal.… Read More

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Common Blood Pressure Drug May Do More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart Attacks by Garry Messick0 Comments

The most widely used type of blood pressure drug may do more harm than good for your heart, according to a major new study.

A research team led by Pennsylvania State University looked at L-type calcium channel blockers (LCCBs). These include verapamil (Calan, Isoptin) and diltiazen (Cardizem).[1]

LCCBs work by keeping excessive calcium from entering blood vessel cells. Too much calcium causes the vessels to become thick and stiff, which raises blood pressure.… Read More