Aristotelis E. Vlahos, M.D.
Heart-healthy labels on everything from cereal, soups and applesauce to salad mixes, fish and poultry claim heart health benefits. But what’s the truth? Our expert weighs in.
If you have hypertension, you may need to check your blood pressure at home. Learn expert tips on how to determine the best blood pressure monitor for you.
When done properly, cardio workouts can lead to improvements in blood pressure, metabolism, overall energy, body fat, and heart and lung strength while simultaneously reducing stress, depression, anxiety, and the risk of heart disease. When done improperly, though, cardio can have negative effects on a person’s health. Individuals can cause injuries from repetitive use such as chronically sore joints, knee injuries, and shin splints.