Heart Health e-News: March 2016 - Health Heart, Healthy Brain

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Dr. Caren and Dr. Urman's Heart Health

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Patients and professional colleagues alike have recognized Dr. Mark Urman and Dr. Jeffrey Caren as being sensitive and caring physicians as well as having exceptional clinical judgment and awareness of the current thought in clinical cardiology.

Drs. Caren and Urman are proud to be Attending Cardiologists in the
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute - recognized as a
Top 10 Heart Program in the nation
for 2013 - 2014, 2014 - 2015 and 2015 - 2016 by U.S. News & Word Report

A reflection of the leading edge cardiac services we offer and the results we obtain for our patients, their families and the community
# 1 Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program in Los Angeles
# 1 Heart Program in California
# 1 Heart Program in The Western US.


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Health News

Too Much Sitting Can Harm Older, Female Heart Attack Survivors
Those who got up off the couch and exercised more lowered their odds for second attack, study found

WEDNESDAY, March 2, 2016 An older woman who already survived one heart attack can cut her odds for a second one by exercising more and sitting less, a new study finds.

The study was led by Anna Gorczyca of Indiana Uni... » Read the full article

A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 Drinking as little as a cup of tea daily may be good for your heart health, new research suggests.

The study found that people who drank a cup of tea each day were 35 percent less likely to hav... » Read the full article

Physically Fit May Bounce Back Better After Heart Attack
Survivors who had exercised regularly beforehand were less prone to depression afterwards, study finds

MONDAY, Feb. 29, 2016 Physically fit people may be less likely to become depressed after a heart attack, a new study suggests.

Heart attack survivors are three times more likely to have dep... » Read the full article

Health Tip: Women May Have Unique Heart Disease Symptoms
They're not always the same as in men

Women with heart disease may be surprised to learn that their symptoms are often different from those of men.

The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute mentions these possible signs among women:

Ch... » Read the full article

Younger Female Heart Patients More Likely to Need Follow-Up Care
And, that's despite having healthier blood vessels, study says

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 Women under 50 who've been treated once for heart disease seem to fare worse than similarly treated men, a new report shows.

Younger women who'd already had a procedure known as angioplasty to o... » Read the full article

Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say
Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 Women with an anxiety disorder may have less blood going to their heart when exercising, according to a new study -- and researchers suggest doctors may sometimes miss signs of heart disease in these wom... » Read the full article

Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart
Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 Heart disease is the leading cause of death for U.S. adults, but a healthy lifestyle can reduce that risk, a heart expert says.

The American Heart Association calls its prevention tips "Life's Si... » Read the full article

Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
Here's what you can do

Your lifestyle plays a key role in determining your heart health. And it's never too early or too late to begin protecting your heart.

The American Heart Association suggests:

Adopt a healthy eating ... » Read the full article

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March 04, 2016

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Healthier Arteries May Lower Dementia Risk in Old Age
Preventing calcium buildup might thwart mental decline in your 80s and beyond, study finds
A Rare Bit of Good News About Dementia
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Mark Urman quoted about a study in the New England Journal of Medicine that offers a glimmer of hope. Vascular dementia is on the decline as prevention for keeping a healthy heart might also keep our brains healthy (MarketWatch)
Smartphone Blood-Pressure App Often Wrong, Study Finds
Measurements were off 4 out of 5 times when popular mobile application was tested
Heart Irregularities May Be Linked to Pregnancy Complication
Study might help identify which women could develop high blood pressure while expecting
Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds
Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit
Physically Demanding Job, High Blood Pressure a Bad Mix for Women
Nurse study suggests it may triple heart disease risk
Health Tip: Getting More Active at Home
Suggestions to avoid being a couch potato
Poor Leg Circulation Hits Women With Kidney Disease Earlier Than Men
Researchers suspect their smaller veins might clog faster
Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study
Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests
Learn More about Aortic Aneurysms
How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says
Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Second Stroke: Study
Actos reduced risk by 24 percent in people with insulin resistance, research showed
Stroke Risk May Be Greater for Certain Migraine Sufferers: Studies
Patients having visual disturbances or taking estrogen face increased odds, researchers suggest
Sufficient Sleep, Exercise May Help Keep Stroke at Bay
Between 7 and 8 hours of shut-eye each night seems to be best, research suggests
Untreated High Blood Pressure Greatly Raises Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke
Threat is even greater for minority patients, study found
Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths
Parents, Take Heed: Your Kids Copy Your Heart Health Habits
Study found that when a caregiver was obese or had a heart risk factor, children often followed suit
College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure
Study found continued boozing was linked to elevated readings at age 24
Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study
Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say
Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults
NBA Players Putting Their Hearts Into Medical Research
Findings on differences in structure, function may offer clues to high rates of cardiac arrest among these elite athletes
Eat To Your Heart's Content
Common sense guidance to heart healthy diets
Women and Heart Disease
Learn more about top ways women can reduce their heart disease risk
A Test To Help Determine Your Risk of Heart Attack
CardioHealth, a 5 minute non-invasive test can help us tell if you have or are at risk of developing plaque in your arteries. Are you at risk for a heart attack or stroke?
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