28 Nov 2018

Why not everybody with a broken heart survives

Why not everybody with a broken heart survives

Perhaps you’ve heard or read about it before: partners in a couple that die shortly after one another, after having been married 50, 60 or perhaps even 70 years. Does something like broken-heart syndrome exist?

26 Nov 2018

The reason you don’t burn much fat by exercising

The reason you don’t burn much fat by exercising

You may think that exercising more means burning more fat. But there’s actually a lot more to it than this. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr. Ruud van Langeveld, explains the role your breathing plays in burning fat.

20 Aug 2018

The difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol

The difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol

Elevated cholesterol levels can indicate a risk for your heart and blood vessels. Read this blog by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld for more information.

06 Aug 2018

Can hyperventilation lead to heart problems?

Can hyperventilation lead to heart problems?

Hyperventilation often manifests itself as fast and deep breathing. In this blog, Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what fear does to you.

25 Jun 2018

Is unlimited sport good for your heart?

Is unlimited sport good for your heart?

Can too much physical effort harm your body? A large research study tried to find answers to this question. You can read the answer in this blog by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld.

18 Jun 2018

The reason why you should take extra virgin olive oil today

The reason why you should take extra virgin olive oil today

Mediterranean cuisine is centuries-old and is winning popularity with many people. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld reports on the health benefits of olive oil for the heart.

11 Jun 2018

High heart rate? These are the causes

High heart rate? These are the causes

A high heart rate can be normal. When your body needs more oxygen, your heart rate increases. Here you can read about the major causes of a high heart rate, written by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld.

04 Jun 2018

Does your heart skip a beat? The reason is less harmful than you think

Does your heart skip a beat? The reason is less harmful than you think

Everyone knows the sensation of the heart skipping a beat now and then. There is often a clear cause for this. In this blog by cardiologist and Tsuru expert Dr Ruud van Langeveld, you can learn what you can do about this.

28 May 2018

7 tips to protect your heart against too much summer

7 tips to protect your heart against too much summer

During a heat wave, temperatures can rise significantly. In this blog by Tsuru Expert and Cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld, you can read what you can do to make it easier to cope with these hot days.

21 May 2018

A noisy workplace is bad for your heart and this is why

A noisy workplace is bad for your heart and this is why

Noise at work or at home is not only annoying to your ears. Your heart and your blood vessels can also suffer, according to recent research. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld lists the major risks related to too much noise.

09 Apr 2018

Does red meat increase the risk of heart attacks?

Does red meat increase the risk of heart attacks?

Eating red meat is often associated with a greater risk of heart attacks. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what research is known about the effects of red meat on your heart.

28 Mar 2018

When you apply these 3 things, you will have normal blood pressure

When you apply these 3 things, you will have normal blood pressure

Your nutrition is the core of your health. This applies to your heart and blood vessels, and certainly for your blood pressure. Below you can read the tips of Tsuru expert and cardiologist Drs. Ruud van Langeveld.

21 Mar 2018

9 food products that stabilise your blood pressure

9 food products that stabilise your blood pressure

A high blood pressure increases the chance of cardiovascular diseases. If your blood pressure is too high, you can adjust your eating habits for a better balance. You will be surprised which food products will lower your blood pressure.

12 Mar 2018

Is the sauna good for my heart?

Is the sauna good for my heart?

When is a visit to the sauna good for you, and when is it not? Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what the sauna does for your heart and blood vessels.

15 Nov 2017

4 reasons why you should eat more fish

4 reasons why you should eat more fish

Fish contains important fatty acids such as omega-3 which your body cannot produce itself. This is essential for a healthy and varied diet. Below you can read more about the health benefits attributed to fish.