Yoga to Get Your Heart Healthy

According to new research from Yale University School of Medicine. Findings show that people who practice yoga and meditation at least three times a week may reduce their blood pressure, pulse and -- most importantly -- their risk of heart disease.

 
 

Foods for a healthy heart

Any woman looking out for a heart healthy diet should eat foods that help obtain or maintain healthy levels of cholesterol and lipids (fatty molecules). Besides a heart healthy diet should promote healthy level of blood pressure and promote maintenance of weight. Read on....

 
 

Heart Disease and Aging

Age is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease including heart disease. After menopause, the incidence of heart disease in women rises and eventually virtually mirrors heart disease rates in men. Though heart disease once was regarded as a "man's disease," it is the leading cause of death in both men and women.

 
 

Exercising with Heart Disease 

Exercise plays an important role in both the prevention and rehabilitation of many forms of heart disease. Exercise can have a positive influence on many of the factors that increase the risk for heart disease such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity.

 
 

Yoga for a Healthy Heart

Eight million women today are living with heart disease, and they're developing it at younger and younger ages. Stress is considered to be a major contributing factor. Yoga is a gentle form of exercise. It is not normally aerobic, and does not place a strain on the heart or other organs. A wide variety of yoga positions can be done in bed, sitting down, lying on the floor or standing.

 
 

Top 10  Steps  to lower risk of Heart disease

The heart is a muscle that pumps blood and its essential cargo of oxygen and nutrients around the body.  Like all muscles, it needs oxygen to work properly.  Its supply comes in via the two powerful coronary arteries that network deep into the heart muscle.  When something goes wrong with this supply, the condition is life threatening. Read on.....

 
 

Top 10 Heart Healthy Valentine Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day is often referred to as a day for lovers, but many men consider it a woman's holiday. As a result, in early February, panic begins to set in. No man wants to ruin a Valentine's Day celebration for his girlfriend or spouse.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Are You Heart Smart:

Heart is the "centre" of the cardiovascular system and since every body organ thrives on oxygen, building and maintaining a strong heart is crucial for overall health. The heart health quiz is a test of how much you know about physical activity & heart health. The following 12 statements are either right or wrong. Decide on what you think & then compare your response with the final answers.

 
 

 

Good Health Quiz:

You don't have to work out in a gym or go to aerobics classes to keep fit, but you do have to make exercise and activity of some sort part of your daily life, Here is a simple quiz to help you to rate your everyday habits for fitness value.

 
 

Rate your Fat eating Habits:

Fat is an essential part of the diet. yet eating too much of it - especially of highly saturated animal and dairy fats - appears to be a major factor in many illnesses. The following questions are designed to help you to rate your own fat-eating habits.