Posts Tagged ‘heart disease’

Impaired Vision in Seniors Doubles the Risk for Falls

Falls are a leading cause disability in seniors. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury among seniors. Falls can lead to a loss of independence and even death in seniors, especially if they suffer a traumatic brain injury or a hip fracture. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every…

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil to Prevent Inflammation and Chronic Diseases

Oleocanthal in Extra Virgin Olive Oil has Anti-inflammatory and Pain Relieving Properties Researchers discovered that a substance in extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)  called oleocanthal has pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties that work in the same way as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) Ibuprofen. The results were published in the Nature Journal , September 1, 2005,…

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The Mediterranean Diet Slows Aging

Countries around the Mediterranean had Lower Levels Heart Disease, Stroke and Dementia In 1958 it was noted that people living around the Mediterranean in countries like Greece and Italy had lower rates of heart disease, stroke and dementia than other countries. Researchers began investigating what was different in their lifestyles. They came up with their…

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Heart Disease: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States.  The term covers several conditions that can hurt your ticker and keep it from doing its job. These include coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, and heart failure. We list the warning signs of each and how to react.   Heart Disease: Clogged Arteries A buildup of…

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