Cardiologist, author, and heart health expert Dr. Sarah Samaan offers advice on how to live a heart smart life.
Nov 15 2012
Heart Smart Living
It has been such a privilege and a terrific learning experience writing this blog for you over the past two years. Thanks to HealthLine.com, I have had the opportunity to share the latest news in heart health and to search for answers to though...
Nov 13 2012
Shrimp, Cholesterol, and Heart Health
Years ago, shrimp was considered to be taboo for heart patients or for people watching their cholesterol numbers. That’s because a small serving of 3.5 ounces supplies about 200 mg of cholesterol. For people at high risk for heart disease, that...
Nov 07 2012
Blood Pressure Medications may Thwart Alzheimer's Dementia
While high blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common, affecting one in three Americans, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Fortunately, we now have a wide variety of medications that address the problem in different ways. The average...
Nov 05 2012
Should You Eat Organic?
Only a few decades ago, organic farming was associated with the hippie movement and often dismissed as countercultural and radical. In fact, the phrase “organic farming” was coined in the 1930s, when the concept of farming without chemical fert...
Oct 31 2012
Hormone Replacement at Menopause Onset: Could it Protect the Heart?
If you’re a woman and are concerned about your heart health, you’re probably well aware that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause is a complicated and controversial topic. Although the “change of life” has been a part of life since A...