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How to Stop Heart Palpitations by Paul Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 3:23pm 6 Comments Heart palpitations . Don’t these two words make you shutter with anxiety ? Well, maybe the words don’t, but the sensations caused by heart palpitations certainly do scare people. In fact, it’s the main topic of emails that I get from people that contact me with questions. And given that this anxiety symptom is so common among ... Read on »
Have High Blood Pressure? Be Careful With Energy Drinks! by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:31pm If you don't know my take on dietary supplements by now, then here it is again---GET THE NUTRITION AND ENERGY YOU NEED FROM FOOD CONSUMPTION FIRST! Supplements are just that--supplements! Besides the safeness of food, you'll save yourself alot of money. Researhers have completed a small study dealing with the effects of energy drink ... Read on »
FDA Approves CardioMEMS For Patients Who Have Been Hospitalized For Heart Failure-First Implantable Wireless Device With Remote by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 May 2014 11:56pm No this does not talk to your cell phone, it has it’s own device that it talks to.  Once implanted the physician can review the pulmonary artery pressure and the heart rate.  Patients must have been hospitalized for heart failure before the unit can be used.  BD  “The sensor is a resonant circuit consisting of a capacitor and an inducto ... Read on »
Are ADHD Stimulant Drugs Bad for your Heart? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm Potential Cardiovascular Risks of ADHD Medications Given the rapid rise in prescription stimulant medications for ADHD, potential concerns surrounding the side effects of these medications has been a hot topic of recent interest. News alerts like to mention the potential dangers of these drugs, and "natural health" websites are often e ... Read on »
“Energy Drinks” May Trigger Heart Problems by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 11:20pm Energy drinks are touted to improve stamina and cognitive function.  These beverages often contain caffeine and sugar which can lead to an elevation in blood pressure and heart rate.  A recent study (published in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy, April 2009) evaluated the effects of energy drinks of 15 healthy 20 to 39 year olds.  The participan ... Read on »
Secondhand Smoke Exposure May Alter Fetal Blood Pressure Programming by Environmental Health Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 9:00pm Secondhand Smoke Exposure May Alter Fetal Blood Pressure Programming Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Running Is as Serious as a Heart Attack by Mike Antonucci Posted Mon 28 Mar 2011 9:00am I’ve avoided telling this story for a long time because I didn’t know how it would turn out. Wednesday, October 6, 2010, wasn’t so different from any other day. I had  run a decent 5k a few days earlier, and swam my morning laps without incident. After I got home, I needed to move some furniture and felt a sharp pain along my left triceps. ... Read on »
Measuring Blood Pressure by BerryRipe Posted Sat 02 Nov 2013 5:53pm The technical term for elevated arterial pressure is hypertension. It means that the value of the blood pressure is higher than it should be. This may have adverse effects your organs, especially the cardiovascular system. Hypertensive may cause heart failure and variety of heart rhythm disturbances (arrhythmias). Therefore ... Read on »
Could Minimal Exposure To Ultraviolet Light Reduce Blood Pressure Enough To Lower Cardiovascular fatalities by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Apr 2014 3:00am Although over exposure to sunlight is one of the leading causes of skin cancer Chemist Direct reviews the benefits of daily sunbathing on blood pressure and circulation. In England alone there are almost 16 million annually reported cases of high blood pressure which if left untreated can cause heart attacks and stroke along with chronic ... Read on »
Walking to School Could Reduce Stress Reactivity in Children and May Curb Risk of Heart Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 10 Aug 2010 3:02pm A simple morning walk to school could reduce stress reactivity in children during the school day, curbing increases in heart rate and blood pressure that can lead to cardiovascular disease later in life, according to a new University at Buffalo study. UB researchers report in the August 2010 issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise ... Read on »