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How Does Menopause Affect Heart Health?

By Tracy Shields September 24, 2013 No comments

OK, I confess. I am 45 and have started to notice signs of menopause—hot flashes, weird periods, backaches, restless sleeping, and on and on. It seems that all these little problems have come out of the blue. 

All-Natural Options to Reduce High Cholesterol

By Res-Q September 10, 2013 No comments

Like it or not, high cholesterol leads to heart disease. In fact, high cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and the higher your cholesterol, the greater the chance of developing atherosclerosis, fatty deposits formed from cholesterol that collect in the arteries and restrict blood flow. According to the American Heart Association, “As blood cholesterol rises, so does risk of coronary heart disease.” 1