Month: July 2008

Your Resting Heart Rate Is Telling You More Than You Think

Your Resting Heart Rate (RHR) is your heart rate upon waking in the morning, before you get out of bed and start your breakfast, shower and commute to work.  Studies are now finding that your Resting Heart Rate is an indicator of your basic fitness level and a strong predictor of cardiovascular health. Normal Adult […]

Understanding Triglycerides

High triglyceride levels are linked to coronary artery disease.  When your doctor does blood work to check cholesterol levels he will also be checking your triglyceride levels for a more complete picture of your health.

You May Need to Flip Flop on Your View of Your Flip Flops

We love our flip flops, they are easy to get on, inexpensive, and come in lots of colors and styles.  They are no longer just for the beach, backyard or locker room.

Healthy Reasons to Own a Pet

57% of American households own at least 1 animal according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.  And that is great news because people with pets get many health benefits.

Can You Stomach Your Ibuprofen?

According to The American College of Gastroenterology the second major cause of ulcers is due to stomach irritation from regular use of NSAIDs.