Why High Blood Pressure Climbs in Winter

There are three things you need to know about high blood pressure in winter or the so-called seasonal variation in blood pressure. 1. The cold temperature causes the blood vessel to narrow First of all, everyone’s blood pressure is higher in winter because low temperatures cause the skin to contract to control body temperature, putting pressure […]

4 Healthy Living Myths…Busted

Healthy living myths abound on the internet, and it’s not surprising given the speed at which scientific studies are published. One week protein is the healthiest food group, the next week it’s reported to cause cancer. In our fast-paced world, it can be hard to keep up with what’s a fact, and what’s fiction. So […]

Love The Summer Heats? Don’t Let It Get To Your Heart

With July slated as Earth’s hottest month ever recorded (yes, in history!), temperatures are showing no signs of slowing down, even as we approach the end of the summer. Running, biking, tennis, and hiking are great ways to keep your heart healthy, but it’s important to adjust your approach to physical activity during the hot summer […]

3 Surprising Ways to Win Back Your Heart Health

We’ve heard it all before: eat more fruit, veggies, and whole grains, cut back on stress, get more exercise. Health advice like this has become so commonplace, we barely acknowledge it anymore. So if you’re looking for a new twist on some valuable heart health tactics, what we’ve discovered may surprise you! Most of us […]

Know Your Heart Health: Fun Facts & Tips

The more you know, the more likely you’ll make better choices for your heart. That’s why we’re excited to share interesting and helpful facts and tips that will make you love your heart that much more! You don’t want to miss out these fun facts and tips in Heart Health Month! 1. We always knew […]