Posts Tagged With 'high blood pressure'

Salt’s Influence on Heart Disease

Are you an avid “salter”?   By that I mean, do you automatically reach for the salt during a meal before even tasting it? You would be surprised at just how many people have this habit. While salt is a naturally occurring substance that we need in our bodies, when consumed excessively, it can be detrimental. You may be surprised to learn that the majority of the salt...

Posted on November 15, 2018Read More

Living With a Pacemaker

<strong>While having a pacemaker can save your life, it can also drastically alter your lifestyle.</strong> While pacemakers were designed to assist your heartbeat in order to help control the rhythm, typically doing so in a way that is almost entirely unnoticeable by the patient, it is important to remember that a pacemaker is still just an electronic device. An...

Posted on October 29, 2018Read More

Reduce Sodium in Your Diet for Good Health

Reduce Sodium in Your Diet for Good Health

Our bodies need some sodium since it is a nutrient, but overdoing it can lead to health problems. The difficult part is that sodium “hides” in foods such as processed and fast foods. The amount is high in restaurant foods, so watch what you eat when you go out to dinner. Too much sodium in your diet can lead to high blood pressure. The pressure within your veins and...

Posted on October 25, 2016Read More

Some Facts about Heart Arrhythmia

Often people have no symptoms of a heart arrhythmia, and their doctor will be the first to notice the irregular heartbeat during a routine examination.  On the other hand, sometimes there are noticeable symptoms, but these do not always indicate a serious problem.  Heart arrhythmias can be classified by whether they originate in the atria or ventricles, or on whether the...

Posted on August 07, 2015Read More