Heart Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Adopt Right Now

This conversation about heart-healthy lifestyle tips has been sponsored by St. Joseph® Low Dose Aspirin.  All opinions are my own.   Last fall, I got a frantic call from my father.  My mother had been taken to the emergency room with heart problems.  I flew home the next day and things were touch-and-go for several days.  Thankfully, she recovered enough strength for a heart valve replacement.  After months of physical therapy and recovery, she is doing significantly better.  It was an eye-opening event that … [Read more...]

How To Maintain Heart Health As You Age

This post about how to maintain heart health as you age is sponsored by MitoQ.  All opinions expressed here are my own.Last fall, I got a frantic call from my father.  My mother had been hospitalized due to heart problems and the prognosis was grim.  Prior to this moment, I knew my mother had a heart murmur.  She had mentioned to me a few days previously that her doctor had recommended a valve replacement.  But she never hinted that her heart problems were life threatening.  I flew home to be with my parents … [Read more...]