Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every year more than 795,000 people suffer from a stroke. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), also known as a “mini-stroke,” is a stroke where blood flow to the brain is blocked only for a short time. It is often a precursor to a full stroke […]
Creatine is a subject that we’ve touched on before, but the world of nutrition is always evolving. Creatine is one of the most popular workout and dietary supplements available today. It was discovered in 1832, but grew in popularity after the 1992 Olympic games when two gold medalists credited it with their victories. After that […]
Heart flutter is a nonspecific term often used by people when describing an abnormal sensation in their chest that may refer to one of several conditions which may be benign or may be concerning, including premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), premature atrial contractions (PACs), heart block, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, POTS, or muscle spasms in […]
According to the World Health Organization, coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Check out some interesting statistics about this killer and causes in the info-graphic below. 5/5 (1) Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
By Philip Johnson, MD, PhD The science of exercise will be a series of articles meant for those of you who like to dig a little bit deeper, yet remain practical when it comes to exercise. Prior to my career in medicine I was an engineer, which has served me well when thinking about the science of […]
Heart disease is the number one killer in the world. To find out more facts and statistics about heart disease and how to prevent it, check out our info-graphic from Healthline. No ratings yet. Tell Us How We're Doing… Was This Article Helpful?
“How to get off the couch and start training” You’ve had it. You’re tired of watching the info-mercials of the guy or girl who is slim and trim, tired of looking at yourself in the mirror, and most of all, tired of telling yourself that you’ll start tomorrow, or Monday, or the beginning of next month. So […]