The American Heart Association has a great program called Go Red For Women, meant to help women know that heart disease is the leading killer of women in most years. It's one thing to know about a program, yet another to know how to live it and get the great benefits of protecting your heart. Listen here to find out how to start living Go Red for Women.
Go Red for Women is a national program of the American Heart Association. Listen here to find out about this important project and the focus on women and heart disease.
Do you know about new cholesterol tests that go far beyond good and bad cholesterol? This program talks about new cholesterol tests, a company called Berkeley Heart and Living4myheart--a project you should be involved in!
Are you one of 36 million Americans who are slowly and silently clogging yourself up? Unfortunately, I was in this category and despite relatively "normal" good and bad numbers, I had a heart attack that I fortunately survived. Listen to this program to hear more about new high tech tests and how they might help!
Medicines matter and the cost of them is often almost an after thought to people prescribing them. This brief program gives you some objective ways to get help with the cost of medicines and tap the resources that almost every pharmaceutical company has.
Did you know that some ingredients in non-prescription multisymptom cough, cold and sinus medicines may impact your high blood pressure? It's true and this program tells you about important generic ingredients to be careful of. Names like pseudoephedrine may be complicated, but the information helps you keep that pressure under control and get the most from your prescription medicines!
Working to control your high blood pressure is often a life-long battle. Unfortunately, some of the ingredients in nonprescription sinus medicines and even non-prescription pain medicines can increase your blood pressure. Important ingredients to look for and avoid if you have high blood pressure include decongestants like phenylephrine, NSAIDS like naproxen and even the sodium content of the product itself!
Some kinds of non-prescription cough and cold medicines just don't mix well if you already have high blood pressure. This program tells you about some of the ingredients to watch out for--such as pseudoephedrine.
Life's simple 7 are a series of risk factors that contribute to heart disease. High Blood pressure is one of the simple 7. Did you know that some ingredients in some nonprescription cold medicines can worsen high blood pressure. Listen here to hear about some key decongestants to avoid if you are living with high blood pressure. Take care of yourself!
If you are one of the more than 36 million Americans with cholesterol problems, this program may be the ticket for you. The SATURN study brought some important information about Crestor (rosuvastatin) and Lipitor (atorvastatin). Dr Rybacki talks about the results and you should talk to your doctor to find out if this new information makes sense for you!