You may think you know everything you need to do to keep your heart strong and healthy. But maybe you don’t! In fact, it’s vitally important that you do know about some surprising things that can help or harm your heart—and what you need to do about them—because it might literally keep you alive.
The heart of the matter: Bottom Line’s Guide to Surprising Things That Help—or Harm—Your Heart goes beyond the general advice about diet, exercise and medication (if you need it) that you’re already getting from your doctor. Instead, we tell you what he or she might not be telling you, such as signs of heart disease that even doctors miss…a spicy food that keeps your arteries healthy (we include recipes!)…how tickling your ear a certain way improves your cardiovascular health…a common vaccine that protects your heart…the friendly habit that reduces your risk of heart attack 45%…and much more.
Read below for more about these and other surprising ways to keep your heart healthy…
What You Didn’t Know…
Hidden Causes of Heart Disease—Six Little-Known Risk Factors
Microvascular Disease Is Hard to Detect and Very Dangerous
Why a Creased Earlobe May Kill You and Other Hidden Signs of Heart Problems
How to Avoid a Heart Attack in Extreme Weather
Irregular Heartbeat? It May Be Your Pain Reliever
What Your Age at Menopause Means for Your Heart
Migraine with Aura: A Big Risk Factor for Heart Disease
Boost Your Heart Naturally
6 Secrets to Holistic Heart Care
See a Naturopathic Doctor for a Healthy Heart
Let Vitamin D Improve Your Heart and Your Sex Life
Heart Rhythm Problem? These Supplements Can Help
Yoga for Men: The Secret to a Flat Stomach, Healthy Heart and Better Sex
Is Mental Stress Hurting Your Heart? Here’s What Helps
What Also Keeps Your Ticker Ticking!
TENS of the Ear May Prevent Heart Disease
Being Neighborly Promotes a Healthy Heart
How the Flu Vaccine May Help Your Heart
Delicious Ways to Eat Heart-Healthy!
The Spice That Could Save Your Heart
Hot Peppers Are Good for Your Heart
Why Cheese Is Surprisingly Good for Your Heart
The Best Kind of Milk for Your Heart
The Pizza That Fights Heart Disease (Cancer, Too)
Red Wine or White Wine: Does It Matter to Your Heart?
Better Than Olive Oil? Try Heart-Healthy Sesame and Rice Bran Oils
Date: March 10, 2015
Publication: Bottom Line Health