Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Researchers found that post-menopausal women, enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative, who were the most physically active had […]
John Perotti was mowing the lawn outside his Utah home office when he felt what he thought was “heartburn from hell.” He headed indoors for some homemade chicken noodle soup hoping that would soothe him.
“The minute I got the spoon to my lips, I spit it out,” he said. […]
On perhaps the last night of his life, Brian Curin was told he needed to get some rest for the big day ahead. If he couldn’t drift off to sleep on his own, a nurse would be back soon with medicine to help speed the process.
Stroke survivors should be prescribed exercise to help counteract physical deconditioning and inactive lifestyles, according to an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific statement.
Lack of activity after stroke decreases survivors’ ability to perform daily living activities and increases their risk of having another stroke.