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Lifestyle Measures for Protecting Your Heart

In the UK, the British Heart Foundation reports that around 2.3 million people are living with cardiovascular disease. However, according to the Nurses’ Health Study, up to 80% of heart disease cases could be prevented through lifestyle changes. This is a powerful reminder of how much control we have over our heart health. In this…

Trucheck screening

Trucheck Screening now at Kent Cardio

Patients can now get ahead of their health concerns with the arrival of Trucheck screening at Kent Cardio. This revolutionary non-invasive blood-based test is designed to detect multiple cancers in their early stages. Not only can it help to avoid unnecessary tests, but it also increases the chances of successfully treating cancer by catching it…

Heart Rate Monitors

How Reliable Are Heart Rate Monitors?

Heart rate monitors have become increasingly popular tools for keeping tabs on your cardiovascular health. They offer an accessible way to monitor your heart rate wherever you are, 24 hours a day. The question is, just how reliable are these monitors? Read on to discover what heart rate monitors are, their effectiveness, and when you…

early heart disease

Early Heart Disease Death Growing at Concerning Rate

The rise in early deaths due to heart disease is becoming increasingly concerning. Recent figures from the British Heart Foundation show that the number of people under the age of 75 dying from heart disease has hit a record high. Here we’ll explore the factors contributing to this worrying trend and how to detect heart…

ice bathing

Ice Bathing and Your Cardiovascular Health

Ice bathing, a practice that has gained popularity in wellness and fitness circles, is often promoted for its potential health benefits. However, it may not be as safe as you think. In some cases, shocking the body with cold water can trigger potentially serious cardiovascular issues. It’s vital you understand the potential risks involved before…

Risk of Heart Disease

Late Bedtime May Increase Risk of Heart Disease

In our fast-paced world, late nights have become a common lifestyle choice. However, recent studies suggest this habit may have more impact on our health than we realise. Going to bed late has been linked to an increased cardiovascular risk, especially in women. Here, we’ll explore the link between late bedtimes and an increased risk…

after a heart attack

Exercises to do After a Heart Attack

When you have suffered a heart attack, it’s understandable you may be a little cautious about returning to exercise. While it’s good for the heart to stay active, doing too much too soon could be detrimental. It’s crucial to follow the advice of your cardiologist to ensure you make good exercise choices and can return…

yoga for your heart

Is Yoga Good for Your Heart?

Yoga is often viewed as a slow, relaxing practice. However, research shows that your cardiovascular health can benefit from yoga exercises. Whichever form of yoga you choose to follow, it can help with improving flexibility, building strength and relaxing the mind, while also protecting the heart. Here, we explore the benefits of yoga for your…

Heart disease and vaccines

Heart Disease and Vaccines

If you have heart disease, it’s understandable you may be a little wary over the safety of vaccines. Can a vaccine potentially place extra pressure on the heart, and are there any risks you need to know about? These are common questions patients have, and it can make them reluctant to have one. To help…