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Do You Sit All Day at Work? Stand at Your Desk for Better Health

Sitting at your desk all day could be harmful to your health. If you have an office job where you sit hunched over a desk, clicking away at a computer more than you stand, you need to take steps – literally – to reduce your sedentary time. Our bodies are built to...

Carbohydrates are killing us

Once upon a time, doctors and dieticians recommended a low-fat diet as the best way to lose weight and get fit. The belief was that the saturated fats found in red meat and butter led to a host of negative health effects, including heart disease. In the 1980s and 90s,...

Diet and Heart Disease

Diet and Heart Disease

DIET & NUTRITIONDtn Oghua Unuigbe (RDN, LD)n, Dietician & Nutritionist, LECCIn the management of hypertension (or a heart condition) and fluid retention, sodium restriction is very important seeing that sodium absorbs water and puts even more strain on the arteries of...

What Heart Patients Need to Know About COVID-19

What Heart Patients Need to Know About COVID-19

As the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic evolves, scientists are learning more about the virus and how it affects us. From almost the beginning, medical experts have recognized that older adults and people with existing medical conditions — including heart disease — are...

Is Your Heart a Good Candidate for a Leadless Pacemaker?

Is Your Heart a Good Candidate for a Leadless Pacemaker?

If your heartbeat is irregular, too slow or too fast, there is reason for concern. But there’s often a fix for this problem. For many patients, the answer is a pacemaker — an implantable electrical device that can help regulate your heart. And that technology has...

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