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Aging and Longevity - What Can We Do to Live Longer?

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 1, 2019 9:55:07 AM | live longer, longevity, health technology, healthy lifestyle, healthy habits, biological age

Aging. The word alone is enough to frighten many individuals, perhaps because an aesthetically-driven society cringes at the thought of wrinkles and grey hairs. However, an abundance of research

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Advancements In Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement

By Sarah Goodman, Jan 29, 2019 1:58:50 PM | what is pulse wave velocity, research, aortic pulse wave velocity, aorta, aortic stiffness, study, health technology

As a “hallmark of aging" the measurement of aortic stiffness has been changing the way that academics approach aging and mortality.

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What The #10YearChallenge Can Teach Us About Aging

By Jimmy Leitch, Jan 21, 2019 9:52:50 AM | heart age, measurement, biological age, arterial stiffness

The #10YearChallenge campaign is putting how we age on the front page of social media, with millions of people around the world sharing photos to showcase their 10-year transformation. But are we

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3 Compelling New Studies About Biological Age

By Jimmy Leitch, Jan 10, 2019 4:35:28 PM | cardiovascular age, biological age, research, internal age

As we turn the page onto 2019, new research is surfacing about biological age and how it may be the new way of seeing the big picture of our health. We're excited to hear this conversation among

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What Is A Normal Resting Heart Rate?

By Adam Sharp, Jan 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM | normal heart rate, heart rate monitor, resting heart rate, heart rate, average heart rate, normal resting heart rate, target heart rate, heart rate chart, normal pulse rate, pulse rate

At iHeart, we receive a lot of questions about resting heart rates and what is considered healthy. This blog post will address the causes of variance in resting heart rates with reference to

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6 Achievable Heart-Healthy Goals For 2019

By Jimmy Leitch, Jan 3, 2019 3:23:54 PM | cardiovascular age, healthy lifestyle, lower internal age

 

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Your Heart Health Is Even More Critical Over The Holidays

By Jimmy Leitch, Dec 19, 2018 4:05:03 PM | holiday season, christmas, study, stress

Last week a peer-reviewed study from Sweden revealed that over a 16-year period some 283,014 heart attacks were reported based around a peak time of 10:00PM on Christmas Eve. This amounted to a

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Biological Age vs. Chronological Age

By Jimmy Leitch, Dec 7, 2018 3:48:40 PM | biological age, internal age, study

Your Real Age Might Surprise You - Internal Age vs Chronological Age

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Why Losing Weight Will Help You Improve Your Posture And Live Longer

By Claire O'Connor, Nov 7, 2018 2:27:47 PM | obesity, overweight, heart disease

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Aortic Stiffness Proven as a Reversible Indicator of Risk for Dementia

By Adam Sharp, Oct 19, 2018 3:05:55 PM | dementia, study, aortic stiffness, arterial stiffness

This week, a study from the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences was published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease that proves a connection between stiffness of the aorta and

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