Heart Health: Blood Pressure

When it comes to heart health, one of the most important things to pay attention to is our blood pressure. As one of the vital signs that doctors check to get a baseline indicator of our health, a healthy blood pressure is indicative of much more than a healthy heart. First, science. Let’s start with what blood pressure is. It all starts with the heart. … Continue reading Heart Health: Blood Pressure

Heart Health: Conquering Cholesterol

It’s never too early to start thinking about our heart health. It’s the engine that keeps our body running so we need to take care of it. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the United States has over 600,000 deaths every year from cardiovascular disease (CVD). At 70 deaths per hour that makes CVD the number one killer of Americans. The numbers don’t improve internationally. According to the World Health Organization nearly 18 million people die from CVD every year. Continue reading Heart Health: Conquering Cholesterol