The popular saying, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you” is relevant in many aspects of our lives, but when it comes to our health, the more we know, the ...
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We discussed in other blogs how time is muscle when it comes to your heart and to continue with heart month topics we’re going to talk about… the brain? The causes and risk factors for heart attacks and strokes (or, “brain attacks”) are very similar. It’s important to know the symptoms of a stroke so [...]
Time is of the essence when you experience a heart attack and every second counts. Every moment that your heart muscle isn’t receiving oxygen from blood flow the muscles cells are dying rapidly. It’s important that you receive medical care as soon as possible. You do this by recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack [...]
It’s the beginning of the year and most people have already made (and broken) a couple resolutions. Would you like to make a resolution for better health that doesn’t involve diet and exercise? Not that you shouldn’t be doing that also- but this is easier: brush your teeth a minimum of two minutes, twice a [...]
People tend to think that wearing your heart on your sleeve is a bad thing. For cardiovascular surgeons and patients, however, it would be a dream. Our bodies have a vested (no pun intended) interest in keeping the heart protected, and they do so with a sturdy cage of ribs. So when there’s something [...]