Everyone wants to know how to lose belly fat or what foods to eat to help shrink waist size. Now a new study has found that eating "good carbs" may help us do just that. According to research published in The Journal of Nutrition, eating three servings of whole grains a day has been linked to smaller waist sizes in middle-aged adults. The study also found that a ...
Millions are affected by heart disease, the number one cause of death in the U.S. Join in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk, show your support and raise funds to fight this disease. The walk is Saturday, May 18, 2019 on the Ocean City Boardwalk.
Worldwide there are over 1 billion people with hypertension, and this number is expected to grow to 1.5 billion in a few years. Hypertension has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, vascular disease and stroke.
While most of us know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in men and women, many of us may not know all the factors that affect the health of our heart. The American Heart Association has created a list of seven ways to improve our cardiovascular health.
May is Stroke Month. About 800,000 people in the U.S. have stroke every year, that is about one every 40 seconds. It is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States, and 3rd leading cause of death for African Americans.
When the heart weakens and pumps blood less effectively, fluid can slowly build up, creating leg edema. If fluid buildup occurs rapidly, fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) can develop. If there is heart failure of the right side of the heart, oftentimes edema can develop in the abdomen, as well.
An Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, is an important piece of equipment that can be used by anyone to save lives. The AtlantiCare Red Dress Reception is a great event that helps increase awareness of heart disease as it raises funds funds to place AEDs in our community. Robin Stoloff talks with a local cardiologist about AEDs and the Red Dress Reception in her weekly program, Living Well With Robin Stoloff on Lite Rock 96.9 Sundays 9-11am.