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What to Expect from a Stress Test

What to Expect from a Stress Test

To find out just how well your heart is performing, you will need to see how it handles stress or extra exertion. A stress test has been designed by medical experts to do just that–and here is what you can …

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The Effects of Alcohol on Your Health

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Health

So you’ve heard that alcohol can provide certain health benefits, but you also know alcohol can be detrimental to your health. Confused? April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and a good time to learn about the effects of alcohol on your …

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Keeping the Pace: How Pacemakers Work

Keeping the Pace: How Pacemakers Work

Believe it or not, we’re all born with a pacemaker inside of us. There’s a small node right above the heart whose main job is to send an electrical signal to the heart’s chambers, telling them to contract. This process …

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8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

You keep hearing that you need to start “taking care” of your heart. Your doctor is telling you, and you hear it on the radio and on television. Not sure how to start, though? Improving your heart health is not …

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Heart Attack: His vs. Hers

Heart Attack: His vs. Hers

Heart disease is one of the leading killers of both men and women. Although symptoms can be typical or atypical for both, there are some differences in the way women respond to heart attack, and some symptoms that are unique …

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