Is There a Link Between Cancer and Heart Failure?

It seems we get more diseases as we grow older. It might start with high blood pressure. Then, maybe diabetes. A heart condition might develop after that. Then, the Big C may appear. Is there a link between these diseases? … Continue reading

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Stops Cancer Cells from Growing in Laboratory Animals

Cancer permeates our lives. It seems if we live long enough, we will probably get some form of cancer. Researchers have been investigating dietary interventions to fight cancer – nutrients that restrict cancer cells from having a long and prosperous … Continue reading

Avoid Fish Oil When You Have This Heart Problem

How many times have we heard that fish oil (omega-3 fatty acid) is good for your heart? We are told that unsaturated fish oil reduces inflammation, decreases triglycerides, lowers blood pressure, reduces blood clotting, reduces irregular heartbeats, and decreases your … Continue reading

The Sweet Way to Ruin Your Health

Too much sugar can be harmful to your health and quality of life. We know that excessive sugar can lead to diabetes and weight gain. What else can happen when the brakes are not applied to sugary eating frenzies? I … Continue reading

Nearly 90% of People Die from Widowmaker Heart Attack

The left anterior descending artery (LAD) supplies most of the blood to your heart. When plaque blocks the LAD, blood flow stops, and a heart attack can be eminent. Widowmaker is a term used to describe a heart attack that … Continue reading

The Risks of Coronary Heart Disease

Sometimes we hear about the elephant in the room that nobody talks about. What if that elephant is sitting on your chest? That is one of the key tips people are told when they are experiencing major heart issues. They … Continue reading

Coronavirus Best Case Scenario

If 50% of the United States population were infected and the mortality rate was 1%, the expected number of deaths would be around 1,700,000. Is this a realistic number? The worst area for the coronavirus to date has been Hubei … Continue reading

Why Not Report the Real Numbers?

I saw a blog post this morning that compared the deaths of the coronavirus in China to various deaths in the US. The numbers were calculated to be daily totals. I thought the numbers of deaths were a bit over-exaggerated. … Continue reading

18 Coronary Artery Disease Factors That You Should Be Aware Of to Protect Your Heart

This topic could expand to well over one-thousand words. I am keeping it brief to provide a glimpse at the myriad of problems that can affect heart health. A single one can be a problem. Multiple ones create a serious … Continue reading

What We Don’t Know

There is a lot of information available to those who seek it, regardless of the topic. How do we separate fact from fiction? Fiction is akin to fake news. We assume it to be true because of the source. We … Continue reading