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Happy Heart Day! by Alicia and Gavin Posted Sat 14 Feb 2009 12:00am On this day, that seems to revolve around hearts, I thought that I would give all of you a little lesson on the organ that we call the heart. Not only is it Valentine's Day, but it's the end of an important week (February 7-14) that raises awareness to Congenital Heart Defects. It's funny how this day takes on a whole new meaning when you have ... Read on »
Happy Heart Day! by Christine P. Posted Sun 05 Feb 2012 9:28pm My boys and I went to the movies today.  We took Jonathon to see Alvin and the Chipmunks...Shipwrecked this morning. Waiting for movie to start Brotherly Love After the movies we stopped off and picked up a cake and balloons for Jonathon. Loves to get balloons ... Read on »
Triathlon training can lead to damaged and stretched heart muscles researchers say by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Dec 2011 10:33am The health and fitness benefits of endurance training are too numerous to mention in just one paragraph, however researchers working in Australia at the University of Melbourne’s St. Vincent Hospital have found that hard endurance training for such sports as marathon running and triathlon pose a risk of heart damage. Specifically, "M ... Read on »
Heart Damage from Marathons by John Elder Posted Wed 07 Dec 2011 4:41pm I’ve always thought running to be a great form of exercise. While I don’t particularly enjoy running long distances, I do feel better after running a few miles. If you’ve followed my blog posts over the last two years, you know I’ve gotten into triathlons, which obviously require running. However, I’ve kept my distances short, with m ... Read on »
Does running marathons cause heart damage? by Matt Whitehead Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 1:28pm John Elder of Egoscue Nashville wrote a blog post about the topic: “Is marathon running really good for you? I believe it is, but of course,  new research is telling us differently . A recent study shows that high-endurance activity causes scarring in the right ventricle of the heart. While there’s no doubt that they uncovered evidence to ... Read on »
Double Inlet Right Ventricle by Sabrina V. Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 5:26am Illustration of a normally-formed human heart. Drawing of Luna's heart (the two tunnel-looking things at the top that are hard to read say LPA (Left Pulmonary Artery) and RPA (Right Pulmonary Artery)-they are the arteries that feed blood to the lungs and then to the rest of the body. Yesterday on twitter some fellow CHD parent ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 2:10pm Volume 10, Issue 48 November 5, 2010 Richard D. Martin, Editor Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). According to Wikipedia, it involves the two upper chambers of the heart (atria), that quiver (fibrillate) instead of producing a coordinated contraction. Terry, ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: critical congenital heart disease by Posted Thu 30 May 2013 4:32pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2013 What is critical congenital heart disease? Critical congenital heart diseas ... Read on »
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (Arrhythmia) by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm Arrhythmia An arrhythmia (ah-RITH-me-ah) is a problem with the speed or rhythm of the heartbeat. During an arrhythmia, the heart can beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. A heartbeat that is too fast is called tachycardia. A heartbeat that is too slow is called bradycardia.Most arrhythmias are harmless, but some can be serious or ... Read on »
Exercise Practice Makes Exercise Perfect by WisdomThatHeals Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Physically fit people will return to normal breathing and heart rate levels more quickly than unfit people. Why is this? Well it is partly because their bodies have been stressed more often and are more “used to” inducing a quick response to bring the body back into homeostasis. Practice makes perfect, as they say, so someone who exercises a ... Read on »