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11 Signs You Are About To Have a Heart Attack

Heart disease is either the number 1 or number 2 killer of Americans. Heart attacks present themselves differently in each person and even between the sexes.

However, there are enough common symptoms that if you experience one or two of these symptoms suddenly, you may want to either call 911 or visit the ER.

Risks include age (over 65), sex (male), family history, race (African descent), smoking, obesity and diet, lack of exercise, high cholesterol, alcohol consumption, and stress.

You don’t have to have risk factors to have a heart attack, so be aware of symptoms!

11. Chest Pain
Both men and women tend to experience chest pain. In general, chest pain may be pain or may feel like pressure, squeezing, or fullness.

The pain often comes and goes and will last a few minutes. It may occur over several days. People describe the pain differently. Men describe it as an elephant sitting on you; women as a squeezing or feeling of fullness.

Chest pain occurs when your heart is not getting enough…

How To Improve Memory Performance And Brain Function (5 Steps)

Whether it's from aging, a change in hormones, being overloaded by tasks or related to other conditions, many of us tend to notice times when our memory performance is not as strong as we would like it to be. Maybe you would like to be able to improve brain function in order to reduce further decline later, reduce the risk of Alzheimers or maybe you are now experiencing times where you are recognizing the need to improve memory performance.

Having and keeping a strong memory is a good for our emotional well-being, as having difficulties with our memory tends to increase our stress and frustration levels. To increase brain function, try these natural ways to improve memory performance.

Take a walk, or other cardio to increase blood flow which improves brain function for 30 minutes at least five days a week. Something that has really been helping me is to do stretches first thing in the morning while still sitting in bed, then sitting on the edge of th…

4 Easy Exercises For Lower Back Pain Relief

Below are four stretches that aid in pain relief by helping take stress off the low back and hips and may vastly reduce the advancement of arthritis in the spine.

Note: These back exercises should be performed in a pain free manner. If pain is experienced, it is the best to stop the exercises and consider being evaluated by a licensed physical therapist. If one already has low back pain or other health condition, it is advisable to first be evaluated by a physician and, as appropriate, receive guidance on how to do the following exercises by a spine specialist.

1. Piriformis Stretch: Lay on your back and bend your knees to place your feet flat on the floor. Place your right ankle on your left knee and pull your left thigh towards your chest. Hold for 30 seconds. Repeat the exercise on the other side. You should feel your lower back and buttocks stretching, which will help you reduce back pain.

2. Seated Hip Stretch: Sit down with your legs outstretched. Bend your right knee and cross it …

How To Eat Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Have you heard about the latest way to burn belly fat? Would you think you could lose belly fat by eating fat? That just does not sound possible, or is it? According to the editors (and experts) of Prevention magazine, this is very possible. There are certain foods you can eat that will burn belly fat away without ever having to do a crunch. These foods target the belly area in women and if you include them in your diet (at every meal), you can burn belly fat away easily.

Things You'll Need
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1. Understand what is known as "MUFAs." MUFA is short for mono-unsaturated fatty acids. This type of fat is considered to be a healthy form of fat that will target the fat found in the belly area. MUFAs are "good fat" that you must include in every meal for this plan to work. There are five main groups of MUFAs from which you can pick. Each one is detailed below.

2. Select from the numerous MUFA oils available to cook with or add to y…