Heart Disease

New Heart Failure “Breakthrough” Linked To Alzheimer’s

Heart failure… The name alone is enough to make anyone diagnosed with this serious condition feel powerless. So, when a new drug comes along and it’s dubbed as “groundbreaking,” “exciting,” and a “rare breakthrough therapy”, who can blame heart failure patients for getting excited? Heart failure or Alzheimer’s disease… You choose Novartis’s new heart failure […]

Disease-Proof Your Heart… Starting Today

February is National Heart Month in both the UK and the US. There are about 2.6 million people in the UK living with Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and since every single one of us has a heart it means every one of us is at potential risk. Every year, 160,000 people in the UK die from […]

An Avocado A Day Could Help Fight Heart Disease

For those who are overweight and obese, eating one avocado a day can reduce the risk of heart disease and lower levels of LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol. Avocados: Fighting bad fat with good fat The latest research, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, suggests that eating one avocado a day can help reduce […]

Protect Your Heart with Vitamin C and Lysine

When two-time Noble Prize winner Dr. Linus Pauling reported that a lack of vitamin C could be at the heart of the rising cardiovascular disease epidemic, he was ignored. In fact, many in the mainstream ridiculed him for his ‘wayward’ thinking. Vitamin C and lysine — a powerful heart protecting duo Since humans don’t produce […]