Monthly Archives: December 2016

6 Key Risk Factors of Contracting Heart Disease

In the media there’s a lot of talk about diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s and whatever disease is a current hot topic. The truth is that while these diseases are certainly frightening, none of them has the same impact on health and well-being that heart disease does.

Heart disease is the number one killer in America. Here are some shocking statistics provide by the Center for Disease Control.

  • About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year – that’s 1 out of every 4 deaths.
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.
  • About every 25 seconds, someone in the U.S. will have a coronary event, and every minute, someone will die from a coronary event.
  • Every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack.

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7 Tips To Go Back To Sleep In The Middle Of The Night

On average, a regular person spends somewhere between a quarter to a third of each day sleeping. This obviously puts sleep as the ONE activity we do more than any other.

While a lot of people are able to jump right into bed after a long day at work and fall asleep without encountering any sleeping routines, sometimes we can wake up in the middle of the night and find ourselves unable to go back to sleep.

This can be a very frustrating and stressful affair. It can even be a source of anxiety during the day when you get hepped up without any apparent reason. read more