The Relationship Between Blood Pressure and BMI

Once you understand the basic causes of hypertension, the relationship between blood pressure and BMI, or body mass index, becomes fairly obvious. This is because BMI is one of the key measures for determining obesity. And like it or not, obesity -- simply being overweight, as most Americans are -- is one of the prime risk factors for hypertension.

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Meet Your Carotid Artery

An introduction to your carotid artery, an overview of what it does and how to take care of it.

Put your fingertips up to the pulse in your throat. Do you feel it pulsing? That is carotid artery. Your carotid artery is the vessel that is responsible for bringing blood from the heart to the brain.

Without your carotid artery, your brain would not be able to get the oxygen it needs in order to function properly. It’s important to keep your carotid artery clear and healthy in order to maintain optimal health.

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What Your Heart Rate Is Trying to Tell You

Understanding your heart rate.

We all know that our heart rate is something that is important to watch, but do we really know how to read it? Do we really know what our heart rate is trying to tell us? The truth is that while many of us know that our heart rate is important, we really don’t know how to read it or what it means.

Well, worry not! I’m Heart Healthy Henry and I’m going to tell you how to understand your heart rate and what to expect when you take your heart rate readings.

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Five Ways To Better Heart Health

Five easy ways to improve your heart health.

So you want to know how to improve your heart health? Well you’ve come to the right place? I’m Heart Healthy Henry and I’m going to tell you five easy ways to improve your heart health.

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Preventing Clogged Arteries

How to prevent and treat clogged arteries.

Clogged arteries can cause serious problems. That’s why it’s so important to know how to prevent and treat them.

My name is Heart Healthy Henry and I’m going to explain what clogged arteries are, how to prevent them and how to treat them if you do get them.

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Five Steps to Better Cardiovascular Health

Practical advice on how to improve your cardiovascular health.

So you're interested in cardiovascular health but you're not sure where to start? Worry not. They call me Heart Healthy Henry for a reason and I'm going to give you five great steps on how to improve your cardiovascular health.

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The Secret Life of Arteries

What arteries are, what they do and how to keep them healthy.

So you want to learn about arteries? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I’m Heart Healthy Henry and I’m going to tell you what you want to know about your arteries.

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Taking Care of Your Heart

What your heart needs and how to take care of it.

The human heart is one of the most important organs in your entire body. At the risk of sounding melodramatic, if you don’t take care of it properly, it could cost you your life.

There are a few things that are absolutely essential to keeping your heart healthy. This includes eating healthy, exercising regularly and taking supplements to keep yourself in tip-top shape.

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Five steps to a healthy heart

Five steps to maintaining a healthy heart.

So you want to maintain a healthy heart but you're not exactly sure where to start? Don't sweat it. My name is Heart Healthy Henry and I'm here to share five easy steps to maintaining a healthy heart.

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The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association: What It Is and What It Does

When it comes to the health of our hearts, Americans couldn’t have a better organization in their corner than the American Heart Association.

The American Heart Association is dedicated to reducing the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and they’re doing a good job of it.

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An Overview of the Human Heart

What the human heart is and how it functions.

The human heart has been associated with love, courage and power for thousands of years. But what exactly is the human heart and what exactly does it do?

I'm Heart Healthy Henry and I have the answers you've been looking for when it comes to the functioning of the human heart.

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