Posts Tagged heart disease

Staying Healthy

May 3rd, 2014 Posted in Maintaining your Weight | no comment »

Healthier Living

Spring is a time for making changes in your life

Spring is a time for making changes in your life

You tell me that you already know all about this, but I am going to tell you anyway!

If you do not take care of yourself, eventually bad things come from it.
Indulgences

People who do not take care of themselves lose something in their mind, body and soul.

Too much alcohol can not only make you feel bad the next day. it can also put unneeded stress on your liver, causing difficulties later in life.

 

Cardiovascular Disease: Your Blood Pressure and Your Health

Jun 28th, 2012 Posted in Preventing Diseases | no comment »

Taking care of your cardiovascular health.

One way to tell if your heart and your heart vessels are working well is to take your blood pressure. Monitoring it throughout your life is important.Blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of the blood vessels. There are 2 factors: The force of the heartbeat and the condition of the vessels.

In normal heart vessels, they are elastic and able to expand easily. If your vessels lose their elasticity because of disease such as  arteriosclerosis- they  begin to stiffen and narrow.