Loneliness can rank as high a risk factor for heart disease and mortality as smoking. How does it impact you and how do you fight it?
Jeff, a retired army vet, used Hello Heart to reduce his blood pressure by over 10 points! Here's how.
As a short term emotion, guilt can be adaptive and induce positive change. However feeling guilty all the time – chronic guilt – can lead to chronic stress. Anything that stresses your body over a long period of time will increase your blood pressure. So how do you cut the guilt?
If you are like me, there is never enough time in a day to get all of your work done. My job is stressful and I am stuck sitting in front of a computer screen for hours on end, which as we know is not too good for your heart health, regardless of age. Here's a simple hack to help.
Stress can have as serious an impact on high cholesterol as poor diet or lack of exercise. Understand how and learn tips to get a heart healthy handle on stress.
Stress aggravates diabetes. Stress raises blood sugar levels, activates fat cells, impairs glucose tolerance, increases insulin resistance and impacts blood pressure.
So what can you do to make sure you maintain a healthy blood pressure and get back to your desired sex life? This guide offers some basic tips.
In spite of simple lifestyle changes and relatively inexpensive and readily available medications, individuals with heart risk or hypertension are not managing their condition. Why?
The early stages of hypertension (those you experience in your 20s, 30s and 40s) and high blood pressure can have a very real impact on how old you look. With HPB you age faster than you should, and those around you can tell.
We analyzed the usage data from thousands of Hello Heart users on Apple Watch and iPhone and found that Apple Watch users are more engaged about their heart health and more likely to regularly track their blood pressure.