Do You Know the 5 Signs of a Heart Attack?

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

You suddenly feel pain in your chest. Could it be a heart attack? 

You have no idea.

You have other symptoms, too. Do they mean you’re having a heart attack?

You don’t have a clue. 

You don’t want to call 911 if it’s something minor, like heartburn.

So, in terrible pain, you get on the internet and Google your symptoms. 

Your life hangs in the balance.

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Hot Peppers Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

We all know the foods and drinks that are supposed to be good for heart health.

They include olive oil, red wine, leafy green vegetables, fatty fish, dark chocolate, garlic, and nuts. 

A recent study adds another one that might surprise you: chili peppers

Researchers from Italy’s Mediterranean Neurological Institute tracked the health and eating habits of 22,811 people for eight years.

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Daily Aspirin Guidelines Reversed

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

American doctors have long advised people at risk for a heart attack to take a daily low-dose aspirin.

The idea is that aspirin makes the blood thinner. This prevents clotting, which in turn prevents a heart attack or stroke.

But major new research reveals that daily aspirin hurts more than helps many of the people who take it.[i]

The study was published in the journal JAMA Neurology.

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What Really Killed Luke Perry?

In Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

Luke Perry’s fans were shocked when they heard he died Monday of a stroke.

The hunky star of “Beverly Hills, 90210” was only 52.[i]

Isn’t that too young to have a fatal stroke?

Strokes are typically associated with the elderly. But more than a third of the people who have one are under 65.[ii]

And youthfulness can actually work against them, according to Dr.

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