5 facts about your heart that may surprise you

January 21, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Pumping more than 100,000 times a day, your heart is the hardest working muscle you have.

How cutting 300 calories a day could help your heart

January 08, 2020
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
A recent study suggests that even healthy, slim adults can improve their heart health by cutting a few calories each day from their diet.

How sleep affects your heart

December 30, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Getting a good night’s rest plays an important role in your heart health. Yet, more than one in three Americans say they don’t get the recommended...

How pumping iron can reduce your heart attack risk

December 03, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Researchers found that lifting weights less than an hour per week can reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke by as much as 40 to 70 percent.

What is SCAD, and why should middle-aged women care about it?

November 20, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Though it can affect both men and women, SCAD tends to be most common among women in their 40s and 50s.

Could your heart's best friend be a dog?

November 05, 2019
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
They say that a dog is man’s best friend, but studies suggest that your dog could also be heart-friendly. What is the association between pet...
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