Living Well Blog

November 1, 2021
If you sleep poorly, you risk more than crankiness in the morning: You risk your heart. Studies show that even if you are at a healthy weight, get exercise and don’t smoke, too little sleep can increase your risk for heart disease.  That’s because good sleep does more than leave us feeling… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
October 18, 2021
Since the 1980s, doctors have been prescribing aspirin to help prevent heart attacks and strokes, especially in individuals at high risk. But in recent years, studies have shown that aspirin, which is often prescribed because it helps inhibit blood clot formation that can block your arteries, may… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
October 16, 2021
Chances are, your doctor is already screening you for atherosclerosis risk. They are probably keeping track of your cholesterol, blood pressure and your blood sugar levels. But even if these numbers are perfect, you may still have fatty deposits in your heart arteries, according to a new study. … See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 15, 2021

Blood Pressure Diet Credited with Reducing Heart Injury and Strain

High blood pressure is a major problem in the United States. In fact, close to half of all Americans have it. And while the condition is one of the leading predictors of cardiovascular disease – the leading cause of death… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
June 17, 2021

Can Your Medications be Causing Your Blood Pressure to Spike? 

Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure – a condition that raises your risk for heart attacks, strokes, sexual dysfunction and damage to the brain, kidneys and eyes. However, only 24 percent of Americans with… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
June 16, 2021

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June 16, 2021
It's inevitable that when you bump into your desk, cut yourself while cooking, or strain a muscle playing sports that the area is bound to be sore, become red or swell. This is known as inflammation, which can happen as a result of an injury or infection. Your body then helps to accelerate the… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 3, 2021
Traditionally, women have been concerned about women’s related health issues – breast cancer, reproductive health, urinary tract infections and osteoporosis. These are legitimate concerns that women should address and discuss with their doctors.  But many women fail to consider other serious… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
April 16, 2021
Since the beginning of the pandemic, scientists have warned us that chronic conditions raise the risk for serious COVID-19 complications. Scientists have now pinpointed the four cardiometabolic disorders that have accounted for two-… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
April 15, 2021

Despite the Pandemic, Heart Disease and Cancer Lead Deaths in the U.S.

You can’t turn on a television or scroll through a social media feed without reading about COVID-19. And while COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, is dangerous and contagious — heart disease is… See more
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