Category Archives: Heart failure

15 Minutes Exercise Improves Survival!

We were told by doctors that we need to exercise at least 30 minutes every day to keep our bodies healthy.  Now, a new study indicated only 15 minutes a day of moderate-intensity exercise might be enough!  The new study … Continue reading

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Yoga can Prevent Atrial Fibrillation from Recurring

Previously, we have mentioned that regular exercise can prevent atrial fibrillation and its associated complications such as heart failure.   Now, a new study, presented at the American College of Cardiology 2011 Scientific Sessions, suggested that taking a 45-minute yoga class … Continue reading

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Optimistic Resulted in Better Outcomes in Heart Disease Patients

We always say that a person’s beliefs about their disease have an impact on recovery, but few studies have showed positive emotions or optimisms can result in better outcomes.  Now a study published in the February issue of Arch intern … Continue reading

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Exercise Training is Beneficial to Heart Failure Patients

In an effort to determine the effect of exercise training on clinical events and the quality of life in patient with systolic heart failure, a group of researchers reviewed all the clinical trials that were published up to January 2008 … Continue reading

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Chocolate can Prevent Heart-Failure

Although many studies have reported intake chocolate, especially flavanol-rich dark chocolate, can improve blood pressure and provide other cardiovascular benefits, a new study suggested chocolate can reduce the risk of heart failure.  The results came from the Swedish Mammography Cohort, … Continue reading

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Diastolic BP Lower than 70 mm Hg Increases CV Risk in Diabetic Patients

If you are a type 2 diabetic, you might like to maintain your blood pressure below 140/70 mm Hg but keeping your diastolic blood pressure above 70mm Hg.  This can reduce your chance of having a heart attack, according to … Continue reading

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Eat More Fish and Less Meat Lower CHD risk

A new study indicated shifting dietary protein sources aware from red meat to more poultry, fish, and nuts can reduce an individuals’ risk of coronary heart disease.  The results came from the Nurses’ Health Study, which followed 84,000 women, aged … Continue reading

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History of Gout is linked to an Increase Risk of Heart Failure Events

It has been known that gout increases the risk of ischemic heart disease and mortality. A new study showed that gout is also associated with an increase risk of heart-failure hospitalization and death. In Montreal, Quebec, Canadian researchers performed an … Continue reading

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Folate and Vitamin B6 Lower Cardiovascular Risk

According to a study published in the April 15 online version of Stroke, dietary intakes of folate and vitamin B6 reduce the risk of mortality from stroke and any cardiovascular disease in women and reduce the risk of heart failure … Continue reading

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