Posts Tagged heart health

New Information about Heart Disease and Strokes Give Reason for Hope

New Information about Heart Disease and Strokes Give Reason for Hope

It’s the leading cause of death is in America. Nearly 600,000 men and women die from it every year, yet it’s both preventable and treatable. What is it? It’s heart disease. What is Heart Disease? Several different types of heart conditions fall under the term heart disease. […]

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Valentines Day and Heart Health

Valentines Day and Heart Health

Positive Effects Valentines Day Can Have On Your Health Valentines Day leads us to romantic images of holding hands, walks through the park, kissing, candy, and romance.  But, did you know that these things are just as beneficial to the heart as they are to the soul?  […]

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It’s just a little Heart Attack

It's just a little Heart Attack

Here is a video from Go Red For Women™ about a super-mom who has just a “little heart attack.”  It’s starring Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks.  It’s heart health month and Mercy Jets wants to help you understand the signs and symptoms of the number one killer of […]

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Understanding Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Understanding Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Your blood pressure is so important that during an air ambulance mission, we at Mercy Jets, continually monitor it status.  It is considered one of the principle vital signs.  But what is blood pressure and what do those numbers really mean? What is Blood Pressure? Blood Pressure, […]

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3 Easy Tips towards a Healthy Heart

3 Easy Tips towards a Healthy Heart

February is the month dedicated to your heart health as it is also the month that temptations of chocolates and other sweets may be most prevalent. You can still enjoy these foods in moderation and calm that sweet tooth while decreasing the amount of unhealthy fats that […]

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High Cholesterol Levels

By Dr. Chris Patten High Cholesterol is a very popular searched term because very few people know what cholesterol means. Most get their information from watching TV and observe all the commercials that brainwash their thinking. Here is what you will learn in this post: 1). The […]

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The Causes of High Cholesterol

By John D. Edwards One of the major health issues that people of all walks of life seem to be facing is high cholesterol. Understanding what the causes are can really be helpful for those that are dealing with the issue, and for those that are looking […]

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Raise Good Cholesterol

By Mary Ruddy Good cholesterol is also known as HDL cholesterol and helps to prevent your arteries being blocked by bad LDL cholesterol. If you raise good cholesterol high enough, it can help prevent heart disease and decrease your risk of heart attack. There are two main […]

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Human Genetic Disorder – Cystic Fibrosis

Cells form tissues, and these tissues collectively form organs. It is a human genetic disorder. Summary: mutation in genes causes human genetic disorders. An example of genetic disorder is cystic fibrosis. It causes mucus accumulation in lungs and sinus infections.

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Heart Disease – 2 Myths That Are Bad For Your Health

The heart is one of, if not the most important organ in the human body. It literally pumps life through the body. It takes the oxygen from the lungs and pumps it through your veins to feed the other major organs of the body. It is truly a magical piece of equipment.

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