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How Sugary Beverages Hurt Your Heart

A study published in the American Heart Association’s journal highlights the elevated cardiovascular risk faced by women who regularly drink sugary beverages.

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According to the study conducted with a cohort of teachers in California, drinking one or more sugary beverages each day is associated with a 20% higher risk of developing a cardiovascular disease when compared to those who never or rarely drink them. Even drinking fruit juices with added sugar every day increases the risk of cardiovascular disease by 42%. Let’s take care of ourselves!

 

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How Cardiac Rehab Helps Women Heal Faster

Physical Activity

In this article, Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation highlights how important and necessary it is for women to go through cardiac rehabilitation when they’ve had a cardiovascular event or are at high risk of having one. Dr. Natalia Kpogbemabou, cardiologist and rehabilitation physician at [...]

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How to Eat Well to Live Well

Nutrition

It’s best to eat more foods that are good for our health like fruits, vegetables, while grains, dairy products and fish. And we should limit consumption of sugary products (like pastries, sweets, and sugary drinks), salty products (like prepared foods, chips and crackers) and fatty foods (like deli [...]

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Aortic Dissection in Pregnancy: A Rare But Often Fatal Complication

Gynecology

Aortic dissection is an acute tearing of the aorta, the vessel that leaves the heart and carries blood to all the organs. This is a rare event (1 in 100,000 pregnancies) but it is very serious and requires urgent treatment. Pregnancy contributes to this condition due to hormone impregnation that [...]

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