Tips for Stressful Times.

It is almost impossible not to feel some form of stress in today’s climate of change. On a daily basis, we are bombarded with news of tough times and projections of things to come even worse, which causes our blood vessels to constrict a bit more. Many analysts are comparing today’s times to the Great … Continue reading Tips for Stressful Times.

Digital mammography can help predict heart disease.

Mammography could help predict heart disease in women by detecting signs of calcium in the arteries of the breast. This could make early treatment possible, with potential benefits, especially for young women. The findings are being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago, IL, and will also be published … Continue reading Digital mammography can help predict heart disease.

What is Tai Chi? What are the health benefits of Tai Chi?

Tai Chi is a type of martial art very well known for its defense techniques and health benefits. The martial art has evolved over the years into an effective means of alleviating stress and anxiety. It has been considered to be a form of 'meditation in motion' which promotes serenity and inner peace. Tai Chi … Continue reading What is Tai Chi? What are the health benefits of Tai Chi?

Green Tea And Tai Chi Enhance Bone Health And Reduce Inflammation In Postmenopausal Women.

C.S. Lewis, the famous author and Oxford academic, once proclaimed "You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." We sip it with toast in the morning, enjoy it with sweets and biscuits in the afternoon, and relax with it at the end of the day. Tea … Continue reading Green Tea And Tai Chi Enhance Bone Health And Reduce Inflammation In Postmenopausal Women.

High Antioxidant Diet Decreases Risk Of Heart Attack In Women.

A diet rich in total antioxidants, especially from fruits and vegetables, can greatly reduce the risk of heart attack in women, according to a new study in The American Journal of Medicine. This particular study was the first to focus on the effects of all dietary antioxidants and their connection to heart attacks. Total antioxidant … Continue reading High Antioxidant Diet Decreases Risk Of Heart Attack In Women.

Women’s heart health: is it being ignored?

Women visiting their doctor are less likely to be advised regarding heart health and more likely to be told to lose weight, according to a recent study that will be presented at the upcoming American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session. Although heart disease tends to strike women 7-10 years later than men, it … Continue reading Women’s heart health: is it being ignored?

Could yogurt help lower high blood pressure?

Yogurt may have a beneficial effect on women's blood pressure, especially when part of a healthy diet. This was the conclusion of a study recently presented at the American Heart Association's (AHA's) Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions in Phoenix, AZ. The researchers found that women who consumed five or more servings of yogurt a week had … Continue reading Could yogurt help lower high blood pressure?