5 Facts That Doctors Who Treat Blood Clots Wish Everyone Knew – Part 2 

In Part 2 of this series we’re getting right to the point – Here are 5 facts that doctors who treat blood clots wish everyone knew:   1. Blood Clots Are Potentially Deadly Your physician wants to make sure you understand that venous clots are fatal. In fact, worldwide, arterial blood clots cause one in four of all deaths. Additionally, blood…

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Blood Clots And The 5 Things About Them Your Doctor Wish You Knew – Part 1

If you haven’t considered that it could happen to you or a loved one, take a closer look at blood clots and the 5 things about them your doctor wish you knew.  This is Part 1 of a 2 Part Series. Even if you’re managing your health and have excellent medical care, you’re most likely to have a potentially fatal blood…

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Heart Disease And The Role Of Psychological Well-Being

The growing numbers of Americans with diseases of the heart has led researchers to focus on heart disease and the role of psychological well-being. We knew what to expect. The meta-analysis (the statistical procedure for combining data from multiple studies) published in the Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology, confirmed it. People who work at improving and maintaining their…

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Depression Is A Strong Predictor Of Death After Coronary Artery Disease

We know that depression is a known risk factor for heart disease. However, researchers have now uncovered that depression is a strong predictor of death after Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).    In a study published in the European Heart Journal, data from 24,137 patients with CAD were analyzed. The researchers studied not only if they had a diagnosis of depression but also…

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5 Ways to Prevent Cognitive Decline As You Age

Before getting into these 5 ways to prevent cognitive decline as you age, take a look at the definition of “Cognition”. Cognition is “the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.”  What you do in your early adult years can have major repercussions on the health of your brain. So, as we’ve…

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Connecting Breast Cancer And Heart Disease

In the very first scientific statement from the American Heart Association connecting breast cancer and heart disease, several overlapping risk factors were announced. As we know, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) continues to be classified as the #1 killer of women among all illnesses. Unfortunately, many women mistakenly believe that breast cancer is the worst threat to their lives.   The research, however, makes…

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