Benefits of Walking You May Not Know


It’s no secret that walking regularly is good for your health. It can help you maintain a healthy weight, it reduces stress and it promotes good cardiovascular health. However, there’s a little more to it than that. Walking is a highly underrated form of exercise, and has a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional […]

Monitoring Blood Pressure in Children and Other Heart-Healthy Tips


In the deep south, it’s no secret that we have a high incidence of heart disease. But what may be surprising is the increase in heart attacks, bypasses and heart failure in people as young as 22 or 23. These heart issues in young adults often could have been prevented with early detection. Monitoring blood […]

How to Measure Your Risk for Heart Disease


Doctors use a variety of screenings to grade your heart health. Cholesterol, weight/BMI, blood glucose and blood pressure are those numbers that you should know to measure your risk for developing heart disease. High numbers can indicate that you are at risk for developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and several forms of cancer. Understanding the […]