The heart is an amazing muscular tissue that helps your organs to function properly providing them with the exact quantity of blood and oxygen they need in order to work well. But sometimes a disease or injury weakens your heart, and it needs to be fixed or replaced to work normally once again.When lifestyle changes or other treatments such as medicines do not work or cannot be used, heart surgery might be an option. Let’s review some things you should know about heart surgery. There are two different kind of surgeries used to “fix” the heart: minimally invasive surgery and ... Read more
Brush Your Teeth And Lower the Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke Did you know that if you regularly brush your teeth you will significantly decrease the chances of having a stroke or a heart attack? Studies show that bleeding gums and poor dental hygiene facilitate the access of 700 types of bacteria into the blood. Scientists say that by brushing and flossing you combat dental bacteria, which is one of the main causes for hardening arteries. This means that if you brush your teeth twice a day you decrease the chances of suffering from a stroke or a heart ... Read more
Blood donors develop low risk of myocardial infarction, stroke and cancer. The scientists and their studies strongly advise regular blood donation.
Skinny People Have to Exercise Too Not many people are blessed with the perfect slim and slender body. But even if you are one of those who do not have to fight and sweat for the perfectly shaped body, regular exercise and a healthy diet should not seem strange to you. There is a misconception that exercise is only for those who try to lose weight or for athletes. Have you heard about the expression ‘skinny fat’? A skinny fat is the person who has a slender body but is not necessarily healthy too. Many of those who do not get ... Read more
Spend less time sitting to avoid serious diseases You hear everywhere that to have a healthy life you should do physical exercise for at least half an hour each day. Well, what if we told you that this is not enough? Scientists have discovered that even if people do exercise for at least half an hour each day but then spend the rest of the time sitting, they are still prone to serious diseases such as breast cancer, diabetes, stroke, colon cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, etc. This does not necessarily mean that you have to go to the gym the ... Read more