heart disease

Walking Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

Posted by Lloyd on October 01, 2012
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Women may lower their risk of heart disease just by walking, according to a recent study. Researchers reported that the pace of the walk is not as important as the time spent walking when it comes to reducing heart disease. Continue reading…

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Hormone Therapy and Heart Disease. Part 2

Posted by Lloyd on November 23, 2011
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A second problem with this study is that, lacking alternatives, it used data from studies that compared women who chose to take hormones with women who did not. Research suggests that women who choose HRT tend to also follow a healthy lifestyle, making it impossible for us to know how much of the apparent benefit is due to HRT and how much is due to lifestyle factors such as a good diet.

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Hormone Therapy and Heart Disease. Part 1

Posted by Lloyd on November 23, 2011
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THE STORY
Women approaching menopause face the difficult decision of whether or not to take hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Estrogen therapy is known to help stave off coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, but it’s also linked to an increased risk of breast cancer and endometrial cancer. Continue reading…

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A Life of Roses

Posted by Lloyd on March 10, 2010
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I had it all sewn up. Everything was just perfect. All my dreams were fulfilled. My life was just as I had planned; God was in his heaven and I was in total control. I was truly living in a bed of roses blessed of God. But, then I came face to face with the fact that beautiful roses have horrible thorns.

Wonderful Christian parents reared me. My dad was a minister and he and my mother were living examples of what it meant to be Christ-like. I never heard harsh words between them, no punches were ever thrown, and my life at home was wonderful. Continue reading…

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