Category Archives: Nurse Blog

  • The Link between Stress and Risk of Heart Disease

    What Stress Is Stress is basically the response to daily demands in life. There is good and bad stress depending on certain situations. Some examples of bad stress could be struggling to pay the rent for an apartment, being late for a critical job interview, feeling overworked in the work setting, or being a single [...]

  • Exercise for a Healthy Heart

    A sedentary (inactive) lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for heart disease. Fortunately, it’s a risk factor that you can do something about. Regular exercise, especially aerobic exercise, has many benefits. It can: Strengthen your heart and cardiovascular system Improve your circulation and help your body use oxygen better Improve your heart failure [...]

  • Healthy Eating Habits Means Healthy Heart

    Making healthy food choices is one important thing you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease—the leading cause of death of men and women in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, about 80 million adults in the U.S. have at least one form of heart disease—disorders that prevent the heart [...]