Tag Archives: Heart Disease

Stress: How It Affects Your Health And Ways To Alleviate It

Everyone at some point in life has felt stressed, stress can be considered part of life. All animals have stress response, which can save their lives.

The nerve chemicals and hormones released during stressful times, prepares the animal to face a threat or flee to safety.

However, with chronic stress, those same nerve chemicals that are life-saving in short bursts can suppress functions that aren’t needed for immediate survival. Your immunity is lowered and your digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems stop working normally. Once the threat has passed, other body systems act to restore normal functioning.

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On Why Sleeping Well Is Important

Sleep time is one of the most important parts of the day. Quality sleep can help you prevent mental and physical problems, improve your overall quality of life.

During sleep  several areas of your body are busy, keeping the brain healthy as well as several other parts of the body.

Sleep deficiency has an impact on your health. Sleep deficiency raises your risk of chronic health problems. Your behavior, cognitive  and social skills might also be affected.

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Heart Disease Risk Factors and Prevention

According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular disease results in 17.5 million deaths worldwide. Heart disease is the single greatest cause of death in both the United States and the world accounting for over half of all deaths. Continue reading

The Heart and Heart Disease: How to Prevent a Heart Attack

The human heart is one of the most important and intricately designed organs in the body. Not only does it rhythmically pump blood through endless blood vessels, but the human heart is a muscle that functions as a pick-up service for waste and delivery service for vital nutrients. When the human heart shuts down, Continue reading