14 Year Old Survives Four Months Without Heart

14 year old D’Zhana Simmons is not your ordinary teenager. Last Spring she and her parents discovered that she had an enlarged heart that was not strong enough to pump blood. The only way that she would be able to survive is with a heart transplant. So she and her family traveled from their home in Clinton, South Carolina to Holtz Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida.

Mediterranean Diet Helps Fight Against Heart Disease

A study was conducted by researchers at the University of Florence in Italy in hopes to discover the effects of eating a Mediterranean diet. Their research taught them that this diet can help to significantly reduce the risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and from developing brain diseases (such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s).

Erectile Dysfunction In Diabetic Men Could Predict Serious Cardiac Problems

Recent studies show that men who suffer with erectile dysfunction or other sexual problems may be at risk for other health problems which include heart disease, chest pain, and other cardiovascular problems. More often than not the men who suffer from ED (erectile dysfunction) have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Too Much Drinking Can Damage Heart

Studies have shown that too much drinking can cause high blood pressure, rigid heart muscles, and stiff arteries in men and enlarged hearts in women. These problems increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks.


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