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BHB & Women

Did you know that heart disease symptoms in women are very different from those in men? In this section, you will learn how to recognize those symptoms, among other things.

Exercising: Women tend to gain weight faster than men. It also takes longer for women to shed a few pounds. It’s all because of men having a faster metabolic rate. So this means that to stay heart healthy, you should regularly exercise for at least 30 to 40 minutes a day.

Diet: A good diet plan is always a good idea. Not just to control weight issues, but also to make healthy eating a habit.

Smoking: Female smokers face a higher risk of heart ailments and other health ailments as compared to male smokers. While the risk of heart disease is higher in women smokers past their 40’s, do quit, no matter what your age.

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March 2, 2017

Women are usually too busy taking care of work, family, kids and everyone around that they tend to find no time for themselves. However, you can use the little time you have judiciously and do something healthy for yourself. Here’s how: Fresh Vegetables Instead of stocking at weekends from the supermarket, go to the fresh Read more…

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September 2, 2016

Whether you’re a homemaker or a working woman handling both work and home, you usually have to work round the clock leaving no time for yourself. It is also seen that when it comes to health, women tend to be more ignorant than men. Therefore, it is extremely important for you women to not only Read more…

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March 29, 2016

20s is the time to enjoy life, 30s to work and earn and 40s is the age to pay attention to your health before it’s too late! Here are a few tips to help you take care of your body and health in your 40s! Jump start your metabolism Start strength training to give a Read more…

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March 5, 2016

Women go through many changes in life. Becoming a teenager, pregnancies, menopause and all the ups and downs in between. These four must-do yoga poses, will ensure that you remain fit and flexible all your life. Make sure you incorporate them in your daily routine.

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March 5, 2015

Exercise consists of physical activities to keep the heart healthy; these activities can be dancing, swimming, running, cycling and other sports as well. These exercises help in reducing the stress hormones that put an extra burden on the heart health in a woman’s body. A satisfactory amount of training& exercise often changes the female anatomy Read more…

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March 5, 2015

Good health habits are hard to find these days. While rushing to the workplace and home nowadays; a woman rarely gets any time to pamper her heart. Women know the importance of heart health, but they often ignore it by saying that they can’t avoid the daily chores. This attitude keeps their heart health at Read more…

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March 5, 2015

With every passing year, a woman’s body undergoes numerous changes and  with these variations the heart health also makes adjustments. After a definite age, a woman  experiences many physical complaints, and often goes through different mental stress. A Healthy heart plays a vital role in a woman’s life to manage this stress. Engaging in physical Read more…

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March 5, 2015

It’s the best time for women to be aware of the threats that can affect the heart health and results of cardiovascular diseases. On this International Women’s day both the working and housekeeping, women’s should take important initiatives to change their lifestyle and reduce the risk factors to eliminate the cardiovascular health problems. Did you Read more…

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March 5, 2015

The nourishment of the good heart health has its origin in the well organized living tendencies that Women practice in their daily routine. The routine entails the living patterns and addiction with various life affecting materialistic things and lifestyle. Researchers have proved that habits have a great influence on heart health of women’s. Our heart Read more…

Infographic | Women’s versus Men’s hearts.
March 4, 2015

Women’s versus Men’s hearts.

Menopause and Heat Health
November 29, 2014

Did you know  that once a woman reaches the age of 50, about the age of natural menopause, her risk for heart disease increases dramatically? Menopause is a process during which a woman’s reproductive and hormonal cycles slow, her periods (menstruation) eventually stop, the ovaries stop releasing eggs for fertilization and produce less estrogen and Read more…

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June 20, 2014

More and more people are turning their hobbies into jobs, a fulfilling way to make a living and spend more time at home, close to family. Indeed most entrepreneurs say the secret of their success was due to the simple fact that they wanted to do something they were passionate about. It certainly follows that Read more…

Pregnant Women Should Listen to Music
May 6, 2014

Mothers-to-be who listen to lullabies, classical music and sounds of nature are less likely to feel stressed about their pregnancy. However, this music is not just good for mums but also for the healthy development of the unborn child. Various researches have shown that classical music, played softly can actually help develop the baby’s brain Read more…

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March 4, 2014

More women are smoking now than ever before, according to a recent study. In a shocking trend, India has now more female smokers – over 12.1 million – than any country except the United States. There seems to be a misconception that fewer women are smoking because they know it’s bad for their health. In Read more…

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December 28, 2013

Women who smoke greatly increase their risk of heart disease (the leading killer among women) and stroke. The risk goes up with the number of cigarettes smoked and the length of time a woman has been smoking. Even though most of the women who die of heart disease are past menopause, smoking increases the risk Read more…

pregnancy and the heart
December 28, 2013

Maternal heart disease complicates at least 1% of pregnancies and is one of the most important causes of maternal death. In developing countries rheumatic heart disease remains the major cause of maternal heart disease, while in developed countries maternal congenital heart disease has become more prevalent due to the improved survival of children with congenital Read more…

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