Tag: heart

Heart Month Tip 21: Walk, Do Not Drive

Park your car at the back of the parking lot instead of driving around looking for a close-in spot.

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You’ll not only burn more calories, you’ll probably actually save time. Or do you really even need to drive? Maybe the store is close enough to your home to…

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Heart Month Tip 17: Make a Play Date

Most of us get together with friends or go on dates for activities that center on eating and food.

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Make it a point to try something else instead – when was the last time you swung on a swing? Rode bikes or went hiking with friends? Bowling, laser…

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Heart Month Tip 16: Give Your Heart Some Zzzz

Your heart needs rest, too! Though often overlooked, sleep supports and promotes all your body’s functions. It’s even important for weight-loss. Yet making sure you get right amount and the right kind can be challenging.

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Try one of these for a good night’s rest:

  • Restorative yoga: One or two…
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New Heart Valve Treatment Uses Hybrid OR

Sidestepping a Third Open-Heart Surgery

“For the most part, I live the life of an average 24-year-old graduate student,” says Brandon Conroy.

But like others born with congenital heart defects, he’s also in the hospital a lot.

He has been through two open-heart surgeries:

  • The first at age 5 to fix a series…
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