The Holidays, Sugar Overload, and Your Heart

Salt has always been a source of concern for anyone battle heart disease, particularly high cholesterol. Physicians and specialists have told their patients for years how crucial a salt-free diet, or at least low-salt diet, is to maintain a healthy heart. But a recent...
Spotting the Symptoms of a Stroke

Spotting the Symptoms of a Stroke

A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. If the blood flow is stopped for longer than a few seconds, then the brain cannot get blood and oxygen, which causes brain cells to die and can cause permanent damage. It is important to know the signs and...