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Angina + 8 Natural Ways to Help Relieve Mild Chest Pain

When the heart muscle doesn’t get enough oxygen-rich blood, discomfort or chest pain occurs. This is pain called angina. Angina isn’t actually a disease; it is a primary symptom of a heart problem like coronary heart disease or coronary microvascular disease. (1) The pain or discomfort experienced can be a burning or fullness sensation or…

Red Sage: A TCM Herb that Boosts Heart Health & More

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, red sage has been used for thousands of years for its heart-boosting, antioxidant properties. Researchers have described red sage as a potential "red light" to prevent the development of heart disease. Like clary sage, red sage is known to promote blood circulation and support cardiovascular health. It's also valued for its…

Beta Blockers: How They Work, Types, Benefits & Side Effects

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a whopping 70 percent of adults over the age of 65 living in the United States take at least one type of heart medication every day. Among the most commonly prescribed types include beta blockers, which are used by millions of Americans to manage a variety…

How to Maintain Normal Troponin Levels

Healthy adults — those with no recent history of heart damage, kidney disease or serious lung damage — normally do not have high enough levels of the protein called troponin in their bloodstreams to be detected. However, when someone has a heart attack or experiences another injury to the muscles of the heart, troponin levels…

L-arginine Benefits Heart Health and Exercise Performance

L-arginine (or arginine) is a type of amino acid, and as we know, amino acids are the “building blocks” of proteins. We obtain arginine from our diets, especially animal sources of protein foods, including beef and other types of red meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and dairy products. In addition to occurring naturally in “complete proteins” that…

Nitric Oxide Benefits + How to Increase Levels Naturally

It was only a few decades ago that people started paying attention to nitric oxide. Named molecule of the year in 1992, it previously had been a pretty undervalued aspect of human health. Several years later, in 1998, three scientists were given a Nobel Prize for their discovery that nitric oxide is a key molecule in…

Ribose: Energy-Boosting Heart Supporter or Sugar Trap?

What is D-ribose? Ribose, also known as D-ribose, is naturally created by our bodies. Why is it so important? Because it actually helps provide our cells with sufficient energy. This is key to all of our many cells maintaining both their integrity and their function. In fact, scientific studies show that D-ribose may help a number…

6 Natural Ways to Manage Cardiomyopathy Symptoms 

Cardiomyopathy, a condition that commonly results in an enlarged heart and reduced blood flow, affects as many as 1 in 500 adults living in developed nations like the U.S. (1) What can you do to help lower the chances you'll experience cardiomyopathy and give yourself the best chance of fully recovering? Not all cases of…

Stomach Pain Causes + 6 Natural Remedies to Treat Abdominal Pain

Stomach pain is something that almost everyone feels at one time or another. People with stomach pain (also called abdominal pain) most often have muscle strain, gas pain or an upset stomach. (1) Stomach pain is a general term that covers many conditions. Here we cover many of the most common reasons you may have…

Coronary Artery Disease: 6 Natural Ways to Help Beat CAD

“Coronary” means around the heart. Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the major blood vessels around your heart become diseased. The disease also affects the heart itself, so it is important to take steps to prevent the damage from becoming serious, which can be life-threatening. (1) What Is Coronary Artery Disease? Coronary artery disease  (CAD)…