The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
American Heart Association Blog
Feb 20, 2019
With nearly half of American adults having elevated blood pressure, it’s important for everyone to understand that some common habits may affect blood pressure, making the condition more difficult to control.Read more...
Combining morning exercise with short walking breaks helps control blood pressure in older overweight/obese adults, especially in womenFeb 20, 2019
Study Highlights: Treadmill walking for 30 minutes in the morning lowered average blood pressure over an eight-hour day among older, overweight or obese men and women. Women who are overweight or obese enhanced the beneficial effects of morning exercise to[…]Read more...
El consumo de frutos secos puede reducir el riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares en personas con diabetesFeb 19, 2019
Puntos destacados del estudio: Las personas con diabetes de tipo 2 que consumían cinco raciones de frutos secos a la semana presentaban un riesgo un 17% menor de sufrir una enfermedad cardiovascular. Incluso una pequeña cantidad de frutos secos marcaba[…]Read more...
Physically active women have significantly decreased risk of heart disease; Younger women having more acute heart attacks in the U.SFeb 19, 2019
Issue Highlights: Women with lower sedentary time or who frequently interrupt their sitting have a significantly lower risk of heart disease. Younger women are having more heart attacks than younger men.Read more...