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The Top 5 Risks For Cardiac Issues

They say “knowledge is power”, and when it comes to heart disease, knowing your risk factors can save your life. The American Heart Association recommends beginning heart disease prevention early on in life, by assessing your personal risk factors and working to lower them. Prevention and early detection are essential to a heart-disease-free life.

Below are common risk factors for cardiac issues, broken out in modifiable risk factors and non-modifiable risk factors. Modifiable refers to risk factors that can be changed vs non-modifiable, which covers any risk factors for heart attack you cannot change, such as age or heredity.

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  • 5 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Heart

5 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Heart

February is the month for heart health and bringing awareness to the deadliest disease in America.  Heart disease accounts for the highest death toll between men and women. Fortunately, this disease is easily preventable. By following these healthy lifestyle tips, you can help keep your heart healthy.

  • Chocolate and Its Health Benefits

Chocolate And Its Health Benefits

Chocolate is an indulgent food, but it also offers surprising health benefits.  Dark chocolate is packed with various health benefits and are proven to release endorphins into your brain. So grab a bar of your favorite dark chocolate and learn about how this decadent treat can make you healthier.

Marking Proteins Could Mean Early Detection and Treatment for Cancer, Heart Disease, and Alzheimer’s

When conquering such diseases, early detection of specific treatments are the most important things to focus on. Detection of molecular biomakers offers non-invasive ways to highlight the best ways to help. Thanks to various imaging procedures, such as PET Scans, MRI Scans, and Ultrasounds, scientists have started to pinpoint specific proteins that signal development of certain cancers, heart diseases, and Alzheimer’s: a little red flag to begin treatment.

PET and MRI scans can detect β-amyloid in the brain which signals the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Fluorescent “Dmt-Tic” probes can focus on the δ-Opioid Receptor which is linked to lung cancer. Using these […]