Heart Health News
- Keto, Paleo Diets Rank Low for Heart Health, Report Says
April 28, 2023 — The top-10 listing was released Thursday in the journal Circulation and is the first time the American Heart Association has ranked popular diets
- Young Black Women Have Increased High Blood Pressure Risk
March 5, 2023 — Black women are twice as likely as white women to have uncontrolled high blood pressure when they are between the ages of 20 and 50 years old, according to new data from the American Heart Association.
- Despite Progress, Black Americans See Heart Health Disparities
February 22, 2023 — Increased rates of heart failure and stroke disproportionately affect Black Americans, even though overall rates of coronary heart disease are not significantly different than those found in non-Hispanic white peers.
- Several Supplements May Give the Heart a Boost
December 8, 2022 — Certain antioxidant supplements – such as omega-3 fatty acids, folic acid, and coenzyme Q10 – may benefit your heart’s health, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
- Happy Marriage Helps Recovery After Heart Attack
November 2, 2022 — Researchers found that those who had the most stressful marriages were more likely to have more frequent chest pain or be readmitted to hospital in the year following their heart attack.
- More Evidence Sleep Counts Toward Heart Health
October 21, 2022 — Sleeping 7 hours or more but less than 9 hours every night is ideal and can help keep heart disease at bay.
- Study: Sweeteners May be Linked to Heart Disease
September 8, 2022 — A new study shows that sweeteners used instead of sugar have been linked to heart disease.
- Religion Tied to Better Heart Health for Black Americans
September 2, 2022 — Black Americans who go to church and pray regularly have better cardiovascular health than Black Americans who are not as religious or have no religious beliefs, according to a new study.
- Variations Found in 'Normal' Resting Heart Rate
February 5, 2020 — The study suggests the value of further research to investigate whether tracking a person's daily resting heart rate could lead to earlier detection of potential problems.