Health Risks With Fireworks

What Medical Problems Have Been Associated With Fireworks Displays? It is well known that airborne particulate matter, of the size commonly produced by fireworks, can cause pulmonary problems in people with pre-existing lung disease. In those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), elevated levels of airborne particulate matter has been strongly associated with worsening dyspnea [...]

By |2019-10-15T16:09:18+00:00July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

12 Days Of Cardiology

12 days of Christmas lyrics – for cardiologists everywhere We worked on a special song today that will hopefully bring us into the holiday spirit. In a brief burst of holiday enthusiasm, we worked on a special song today that came together after our fifth case for your enjoyment: The Twelve Days of Christmas, EP [...]

By |2018-11-20T17:07:54+00:00November 20th, 2018|Living Heart Healthy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have a Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving

Have a Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving When it comes to the holidays, portion control seems to fly out the window before the turkey is even carved. But there are ways to stick with your heart-healthy routine and lower the heart attack risk that often coincides with a huge meal. Thanksgiving dinner can turn into one long, indulgent [...]

By |2018-11-20T16:51:47+00:00November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plant a Garden with Heart Healthy Vegetables

To reduce your risk of developing heart disease, make sure your diet contains heart healthy foods. Where should you start? How about right in your own backyard! It's Time To Plant a Garden For Your Heart When you grow your own vegetables, not only do you get the convenience of having the fixings for a [...]

By |2018-05-15T18:04:12+00:00May 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s a normal resting heart rate?

A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute. Generally, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness. For example, a well-trained athlete might have a normal resting heart rate closer to 40 beats a minute. To measure your heart rate, simply [...]

By |2018-04-11T23:30:56+00:00April 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heat Stress and Exercise

Heat stress occurs when sweat can’t evaporate fast enough to keep the body sufficiently cool. Many of the symptoms occur as a result of excessive loss of body salts and water. Keeping a constant body temperature of around 37 °C is vital. To lose heat and maintain core temperature, blood vessels in the skin expand [...]

By |2018-03-22T02:24:39+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Ways Yoga Is Good For Your Heart

Yoga is a great way to stay fit, but new research suggests that regular practice can offer you much more than toned arms and abs. Here's how hitting the mat can help improve your heart health 1. Yoga helps beat stress When you encounter a stressful situation, the brain releases adrenaline into your system to [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:46:04+00:00March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments