While modern medicine has come a long way in helping people to live longer, it is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to total wellness. In addition to regular check-ups, it is important to live a healthy lifestyle to prevent the formation or worsening of certain heart conditions. When… read more
“Busy” is the new black, and it often cuts into our sleep time. Our heart can’t verbally remind us that it needs the rest, so it begins to decline in performance if we join #teamnosleep for too long.
The heart is always working, pumping about 2,000 gallons of blood daily-even when we… read more
To most people, “heart attack” and “heart failure” are synonymous terms. While the two events can be interconnected, they are quite different in how they occur. Let’s take a deeper look at what happens to the heart in each situation.
If you believe you are experiencing the signs of a heart attack, it is imperative that you call 911 and get the medical attention you require immediately.
Heart attacks occur when one or more of your coronary arteries become blocked. Blockage of the arteries can happen suddenly leading… read more
The term “healthy” has been skewed to include 100-calorie Oreo packs, diet soda and skim lattes. But what does eating healthy really entail?
First, we must remember that what your body needs is not exactly what your partner’s or your child’s body needs to be optimally healthy. As… read more