Abella Health Blog

How to Eat Well after a Heart Attack

Diet and exercise directly affect the level of your health. Maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle is always important to preserving health. For individuals with cardiovascular disease, however, a healthy lifestyle could protect them from suffering a serious cardiac...

The Importance of Vaccinations for Older Adults

As we age, our immune systems weaken. We're not only more likely to fall ill with diseases, like shingles and influenza, but we're also more likely to suffer severe symptoms, consequences, and complications than younger versions of ourselves. Medicine is continuously...

When Is It Time for a Stress Test?

Sometimes called exercise stress tests or treadmill tests, a stress test is a type of physical examination that monitors the way a patient’s heart works during physical activity. Since the heart has to pump blood faster and harder during exercise, monitoring this type...

The Truth About Heart Health and Wine Consumption

The notion that red wine is good for your health, particularly your heart, has become popular in recent years due in large part to media dissemination of half-truths, partial facts, and very small studies. It is very important to clearly understand the relationship...

Do You Know All the Triggers of a Heart Attack?

Do You Know All the Triggers of a Heart Attack?

Do you know if your habits and activities could cause a heart attack? Yes, genetics are a factor, but your lifestyle is a major contributor. What you eat, how you manage stress, whether you exercise regularly, and other controllable behaviors can all affect your...

What Is a Leg Ulcer?

What Is a Leg Ulcer?

A leg ulcer refers to a break in the skin of the leg. Normally, these breaks occur due to injury and heal normally within one to two weeks. Chronic leg ulcers, however, are characterized by breaks in the skin that allow bacteria and air to access the leg's interior...