waist to height ratio

Waist to Height Ratio: What is it?

For years there have been indicators to show which people were more at risk for cardiovascular disease and obesity. Whether they be visual methods such as the shape of a person, apple or pear, apple ...

Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of deaths for adults in America.  CHD is a narrowing of the small blood vessels (coronary arteries) that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. This i...
Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular Disease, what is it?

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. It is important to learn about your heart to help prevent heart disease. Heart disease is a another term used t...

Unnecessary Heart Tests

An echocardiogram is a heart test that many patients get, but actually don’t need according to researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.