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      Risks of Low Blood Pressure in the Elderly

      Many of us are worried about checking our blood pressure to make sure it doesn’t get too high. But low blood pressure can also...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention, Heart health

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      Heart Attack vs Heart Failure

      The heart works hard to provide your body with the oxygen it needs to function. It works while you sleep, eat, talk, run. It’s...


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      Tags: Heart health

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      What Is CHF Exacerbation?
      By Eric Carter On February 28, 2022

      What Is CHF Exacerbation?

      CHF, or congestive heart failure, is a chronic heart condition in which the heart isn’t able to meet the body’s demand for...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      Importance of Monitoring Heart Health

      The heart is the powerhouse of the body. As it pumps blood throughout your veins, it delivers needed oxygen to your cells....


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Stages of CHF

      Congestive heart failure, known as CHF, is a progressive heart condition that can make it difficult for seniors to remain...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      7 Devices to Monitor Heart Health

      The heart beats approximately 115,000 times per day, totaling 42 million times in a year! To keep your heart going strong, it's...


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      Tags: Technology, Heart health

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      Not All Strokes Are the Same: Easy Guide to Strokes

      Many seniors and their loved ones are aware of some of the serious warning signs of a stroke, like arm weakness, difficulty...


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      Tags: Heart health, Stroke

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      Preventing Strokes through Blood Pressure Monitoring

      Did you know that high blood pressure significantly increases your risk of stroke? High blood pressure is also known as...


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      Tags: Heart health, Stroke

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      Living with Heart Disease
      By Eric Carter On September 8, 2020

      Living with Heart Disease

      Heart disease can sound like a scary diagnosis. But it doesn’t mean that a senior should give up hope of retaining their quality...


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      Tags: Heart health

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      10 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

      As the holidays approach, a large focus of parties and family gatherings is the food. Treasured recipes are often passed from one...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Senior Living, Heart health

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      Diseases & Conditions that Increase the Risk of Stroke

      Strokes are a serious issue for Americans, causing 1 out of every 20 deaths in the United States. With someone in the US...


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      Tags: Heart health, Stroke

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Stroke Timeline

      A stroke can be a scary thing for seniors and their family members. To help you be better prepared for the possibility of a...


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      Tags: Heart health, Stroke