Alcohol Flushing Response May Increase Chances of Heart Disease

If you’re East or Southeast Asian, you’re probably very familiar with the alcohol flushing response—otherwise known as the “Asian glow.” After one or two drinks, your face and body grows redder than a sun-dried tomato, and people start asking you if you somehow got sunburned at the bar or party that night. The flushing response … Read more

Avoid These 5 Foods for a Healthier 2023

If you want to lose weight this coming year, avoid low-quality “junk” foods. The 2022 State of Obesity Report found that 19 states now have obesity rates topping 35% and that 4 out of 10 US adults is obese, says Eat This, Not That! The report notes that our obesity epidemic may be caused, in … Read more

Risk of heart condition higher after getting COVID: study

The risk of developing the heart condition POTS is higher after a COVID-19 infection, a study found. Ali Hajiluyi via Unsplash People may have a higher chance of developing a debilitating heart condition after a COVID-19 infection, a new study published Monday, Dec. 12, found. The condition, POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome), is a nervous … Read more

Study reveals how a viral toxin may contribute to severe COVID-19 infection

A new study in the journal Nature Communications reveals how a viral toxin produced by the SARS-CoV-2 virus may contribute to severe COVID-19 infections. The study shows how a portion of the SARS-CoV-2 “spike” protein can damage cell barriers that line the inside of blood vessels within organs of the body such as the lungs, … Read more

3 Underrated Tips To Prevent Heart Disease, From A Cardiologist

On the subject of sleep, Twyman also stresses the importance of living in tune with your circadian rhythm. Your circadian biology is so significant for overall health, in fact, that he even considers it step No. 1 on the road to optimal well-being. “Your circadian biology dictates how your nutrients get processed in your system,” … Read more

New Study Finds Highly Processed Food Linked to Premature Death

A new study from Brazil offers more evidence that eating a diet of highly processed foods is dangerous to your health. Ultra-processed foods such as hot dogs, chips, soda, and ice cream not only trigger obesity and high cholesterol, but they may also cause premature death. According to NBC News, the study published Monday in … Read more

Reduced cardiac function identified in severe COVID-19 patients in new study

In a recent study published in the Journal of Critical Careresearchers assessed the cardiac function in patients experiencing severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Cardiac function in critically ill patients with severe COVID: A prospective cross-sectional study in mechanically ventilated patients. Image Credit: Terelyuk/Shutterstock background Cardiovascular changes have been linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome … Read more

Video Games Linked to Dangerous Heart Rhythms in Kids

Playing video games may seem sedentary, but it can be enough to trigger life-threatening heart arrhythmias in certain vulnerable children, a new report finds. Researchers in Australia pulled together reports of 22 children and teens who suffered heart rhythm disturbances while playing video games. In many cases, the children suddenly blacked out, with some going … Read more

How can sleeping late at night be harmful to your heart? Doctors answer | Health

The CDC, Atlanta claims that a normal adult requires at least seven hours of sleep a day but unfortunately, more than one third of adults between 18 and 65 years of age do not get the required sleep. Those individuals who sleep less than six hours a day, there is 20% increase in chance of … Read more

IVF using frozen embryos may be linked with higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

In vitro fertilization (IVF) using frozen embryos may be associated with a 74% higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. In comparison, the study found that pregnancies from fresh embryo transfers – transferring the fertilized egg immediately after in vitro fertilization (IVF) … Read more