Keep your cholesterol in check

Keep your cholesterol in check

Our bodies need cholesterol — a fatlike, waxy substance in the blood — to function normally and produce important chemicals, including hormones, vitamin D, and the acids that help us digest fat. But too much cholesterol in the blood can build up and clog arteries,...
How your sleep affects your heart health

How your sleep affects your heart health

You know that quality sleep is essential to your health, but have you ever really thought about its impact? Sleep affects every aspect of the body, but let’s take a look at what it does for heart health. When you think of healthy lifestyle habits, you may first think...