October 04, 2015

heart health


  • Can Anger Hurt Your Heart?

    Can Anger Hurt Your Heart?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    When you get angry, stress hormones flood your bloodstream, causing your face to flush, your heart to race and your blood pressure to rise. Can one angry outburst have a negative effect on your health?

  • Alcohol: What Moderation Means

    Alcohol: What Moderation Means

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Alcohol is estimated to cause 90,000 deaths a year in the U.S., directly or indirectly, including more than 11,000 traffic fatalities. Treating alcoholism costs billions annually. At the same time, drinking has some benefits. How do you weigh the pros and cons?

  • High Altitudes and Health

    High Altitudes and Health

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Mountain states such as Colorado and Utah have healthy reputations, largely because they attract and inspire health-conscious people. But could it be that living at high altitudes makes you healthier?