• Nearly Half of Adults With Heart Disease Can't Afford Their Medical Bills: Study

    6 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    More than 45% of non-elderly adults with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease report financial hardship due to the associated medical bills.
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  • Nearly Half of American Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

    Nearly Half of American Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

    6 monthes ago - By Mercola

    According to the latest statistics 1 by the American Heart Association , nearly half of all American adults have some form of cardiovascular disease - a classification that includes high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, heart failure and stroke - and deaths from CVD are again on the rise, after decades of being on the decline.
    In 2016, there were 840,678 recorded deaths from CVD in the U.S., up from 836,546 the year before. The rise in prevalence of CVD, however, is primarily driven by updated blood pressure guidelines, which as of 2017 identify a blood pressure over 130/80 mm Hg as...
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