Chest Pain in Kids: A Common Complaint Chest pain in kids is a very common complaint that is often heard from young children to teenagers. More often than not it is not a symptom of heart disease in children. In fact, over 95% of children referred to see a pediatric cardiologist for chest pain, do […]
10 Lifestyle Habits of Super Heart Healthy People
February is Heart Month! It’s time to become heart healthy. In support of Heart Month and the Million Hearts initiative, a national effort to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by 2017, we have decided to create a list of lifestyle changes you can make to be heart healthy this […]
Heart Attacks In Women
Why single out heart attacks in women? Dealing with the societal “requirements” and to “keep up with the Jones,” all of the women in my life hardly have time to themselves. When they do get time to relax, 9 times of 10 they are already exhausted and feel fatigued. Heart disease is the predominate killer […]
Heart Disease Risk Factors
Knowing yourself – Heart disease risk factors Gather up a few people and ask them what the part of the body is the most important. You will probably get very different answers. For us, the heart is most important. It shamefully pumps the entire blood supply allowing the body to perform all of its functions. […]
Are Multivitamins Effective?
What Are Multivitamins? Multivitamin supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry, being sold over the counter in almost every pharmacy and grocery store throughout the world. Everyone either takes multivitamins themselves or knows someone who does, but are they effective? Interestingly, unlike medications, multivitamins are classed as a supplement, not a drug and as such do […]
What is the Age of My Heart? – Calculate Your Own Heart Age
“Heart Age” is the name for the estimated age of a person’s heart and vascular system based on their overall cardiovascular health – or lack of cardiovascular health. Your estimated heart age, when compared to your actual age, is a new and simplified way for cardiologists to show your risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular […]
Garcinia Cambogia Extract – What You Need To Know
Garcinia Cambogia extract is also known as the Malabar Tamarind and has been used as a traditional remedy in Asian countries for many years to treat a number of conditions ranging from arthritis to infections. The reason most people reading this have heard of Garcinia Cambogia Extract however, is due to the media hype created […]
HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training
What is HIIT ? HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. It is a relatively long-standing training technique that has gained popularity and awareness in recent years. To understand what HIIT is, you must first know what is meant by ‘Interval Training’. Interval training is a training method whereby two different intensities of workout are […]
Heart Attack vs Panic Attack: Which am I Having?
Why is minimalism such a big word? What was the best thing before sliced bread? If the number 2 pencil is the most popular, why is it still number 2? Is chest pain from anxiety or is it from heart damage? These are age old questions that have plagued so many for so long, and […]
Exercise in Coronary Artery Disease
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