Eating steak doesn’t lead to a heart attack. But doughnuts might get you there, cardiologists now say. Here’s what you should know about saturated fats versus carbs.
We hear about it all the time, but exactly what is high blood pressure? If your blood is pushing too hard against artery walls, you may be at risk for a stroke or heart attack.
We know that smoking and heart disease go hand and hand. And new research shows how smoking damages the heart directly and can even lead to heart failure.
Although regular tests should start at age 20, 60 percent of women don’t think they need screenings for risk factors for heart disease until they are older.
For every daily serving of red meat, your risk for heart disease increases. But a 30-year study supports swapping beans, nuts, or soy foods for red meat to protect your heart.