- Blood Pressure
- Heart Conditions - Prevention and Treatment Through Herbs (Hoffman)
"Herbs still maintain a central position in orthodox medicines treatment of various heart problems. Plants that contain cardiac glycosides are used throughout the world for the treatment of heart failure and some arrhythmia's."
- Heart Disease - Reducing Susceptibility to Heart Disease With Diet (Fisher)
Provides recommendations to reduce susceptibility to heart disease with diet.
- Magnesium and Heart Disease (Mason)
Suggests that water high in magnesium can help protect against heart disease. 6-02
- Target Heart Rate During Exercise (American Heart Association)
"Target heart rates let you measure your initial fitness level and monitor your progress in a fitness program. This approach requires measuring your pulse periodically as you exercise and staying within 50 to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate. This range is called your target heart rate." 03-07
- Target Heart Rate During Exercise (WebMD)
Provides instructions and an online assessment of your target heart rate, the heart rate you should try to achieve and maintain during exercise.
- Watch Your Waist, Not Just Your Weight (U.S. News)
"You may assume that if your weight is in the healthy range, you have a low risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions linked to obesity. But new research suggests that waist size could play as important a role as body weight in determining how long you live. After examining a database of more than 100,000 men and women ages 50 and older participating in a cancer prevention study, researchers found that those with the largest waistlines had about twice the risk of dying over a nine-year period as those with the smallest waistlines." 08-10