Many were left wondering, is the sex wait four weeks? Six weeks? 10 weeks? Does someone have to wait until they can climb two flights of before getting busy in the bedroom?
Dana's story is far too common. Although heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S. -- claiming more lives each year than all forms of cancer combined -- many fail to recognize the warning signs, which can be different from those felt by men.
Many patients with heart failure are unclear about what exactly they have. Heart failure is not a distinct disease, such as cancer or having a heart attack. Heart failure describes a group of symptoms that arises from problems with the heart's ability to pump blood.
What if I told you a test could determine whether you're at an elevated risk for heart attack and stroke, and all it would take is removing your shoes and socks for about five minutes.
Large population-based studies have demonstrated that Christmas and New Years are associated with some of the highest number of deaths from cardiovascular causes compared with any other time of the year.
Rico's health problems started in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina. His doctors diagnosed him with a weak heart muscle (CHF) and an enlarged heart (cardio myopathy). After the initial diagnosis, his health gradually declined until 2009, when Rico fell into a coma and was hooked up to a ventilator for 30 days.
After reading my essay written this past winter entitled ...
The author at age 26 sitting in Zazen Seiza style. This past August, at the age of 56, on the last day of my summer vacation, on the day after I ran...
Conventional wisdom tells us LDL cholesterol is bad and HDL cholesterol is good. A huge improvement from the days of "all cholesterol is bad," but still a far cry from adequate.
"When did the chest pains begin?" the ER doctor questioned. "Just a couple of hours ago. I feel like I can't breathe and I haven't done anything. I'...
You can save a life by learning to recognize these conditions and being prepared to take appropriate action.
The CPR you learn today could save the life of someone you love tomorrow. Please do all you can to help create more life savers so there are more lives saved.
A healthy diet won't guarantee that you'll live forever, but it will certainly increase the odds that there will be many more bike rides in your future.
If you or a loved one is 50 or older and has high blood pressure plus another risk factor for heart disease, you might want to schedule an appointment...
Grip strength may also be a therapy of heart disease. Isometric training for blood pressure management has been studied since at least 1992 and has been found to lower both systolic and diastolic pressures.
I have a true story about the restaurant that only a few people know. One summer night, an hour before closing, one of the waitresses sat in a booth and died.