HEART HEALTH NEWS
Your heart is the only organ you can hear and feel. It is an organ which is made from muscle.”I think about periodically is that the heart beats 100,000 times a day, every day,” Dr. Lance Sullenberger reflected.
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For adults, running offers unmatched health benefits. It lowers your risk of heart attack or stroke. We often don’t think of the heart as a muscle, but it is. Running increases your heart to increase blood flow, training the muscle to pump more efficiently.
Fewer women in cardiology “unfortunately creates an opinion that heart disease is not a disease that affects women; if there aren’t women in the field, it must not affect them. That is incorrect as we know,” stated Dr. Donna Phelan.
One of the challenges with stroke is that it can happen at any time to anyone. “When a stroke occurs, it has symptoms that vary from patient to patient. It can be anything from a speech problem to a blind spot developing on the right or left side of your field of vision, causing a car accident.” shared Dr. Alan Boulos.
Stress is the number one contributor to heart health problems in the workplace. “People are talking more about mental and heart health now more than ever. A lot of people in the community are engaged, and so are employers.”