Previous Cholesterol Dietary Recommendations Debunked

Previous Cholesterol Dietary Recommendations Debunked

In the past, doctors used to warn us against certain foods. High cholesterol foods like eggs and red meat were considered a no-no, which did cause some angst amongst meat lovers. But there’s some good news. The American Heart Foundation has just reported in the...
Hemorrhoids – How Much Activity Is Too Much?

Hemorrhoids – How Much Activity Is Too Much?

Hemorrhoids aren’t pleasant, period! In fact, they’re so unpleasant they’re hardly ever discussed, well not amongst friends anyway. Another reason why they haven’t been discussed is because there have been so many inconsistencies in the research, especially when it...
This Common Supplement Increases Stroke Risk 16%

This Common Supplement Increases Stroke Risk 16%

Here on Blue Heron Health News, we’ve published hundreds of articles on the benefits of various supplements for myriad health conditions like high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and cholesterol. But a recent study from Britain’s University of Dundee and University...
Gout and fatal heart attacks – a Shocking Connection

Gout and fatal heart attacks – a Shocking Connection

Gout hurts. It hurts a lot. But the fact that it kills, is less well known. Yes, suffering gout increases your risk of suffering from a fatal heart attack by a scary 40%. This is according to a new research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of...
This Spikes Your Heart Attack Risk 800 %

This Spikes Your Heart Attack Risk 800 %

By now most people understand that this is harmful. But researchers at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield have just completed another study that spells out the risk in quite scary numbers. And since one in five adults...