We all know a friend, family member or colleague with heart problems. Yet, most people don’t think much about their actual, physical, beating heart. What do you know about common heart problems? We spoke with two UVA heart health providers for more insight into heart health.
Stress can negatively impact on your life. Stress and heart disease isn't a good combination as chronic stress has also been linked to heart issues.
Are sugar substitutes toxic for your gut? Recent research suggests that they may be. But is this the final word? We spoke with Amy Doran, MD, to learn more about sugar substitutes and gut toxicity.
Show all of the special people in your life you care this Valentine’s Day. It is Heart Month, after all. So why not plan a Valentine’s Day date night that will make their hearts happy and keep them healthy?
Don’t stress over fad diets, new exercise programs or what the scale says. Instead, make one simple change at a time to improve your health.
If you have high blood pressure and are in need of a decongestant, be sure to read the active ingredients on the labels.
Donating blood provides a lifesaving gift. It’s simple and can make a difference in the lives of others, but some myths are stopping people from donating.
If you’ve ever experienced a migraine, then you know it’s much more than just a headache. Learn more about the common and not-so-common treatments that may provide relief to your debilitating symptoms.
We’ve got a pretty good idea of what happens to our bodies when we eat too much sugar. But what about our brains? What are the effects of sugar on the brain?
One great way to add extra steps to your day and improve your fitness level is to take the stairs when possible instead of an elevator or escalator.