Helping Your Heart: 5 Signs You May Need an EKG Test

When you look at the statistics for heart attacks, the numbers are scary. It seems that 1 in 3 deaths in the United States is due to cardiovascular disease.  The irony is that cardiovascular disease can be detected early, and can be well managed with exercise, diet, and appropriate medication. Your heart will beat 40 … Continued

Prevent a Heart Attack with these 5 Simple Tips

Roughly 610,000 people die of a heart attack in the United States every year. A heart attack is no laughing matter. Having a heart attack requires emergency medical care. As soon as you recognize that you or someone you know is experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack, head to the nearest hospital immediately. The major … Continued

Are You Suffering from a Sinus Infection or Cold?

Your nose is congested, you’ve got a pounding headache, you’re coughing, and all you want to do is go back to bed until you feel better. Of course, that’s not a bad idea — after all, when you are sick, taking it easy always helps you recuperate faster. However, you also want to know whether you’re … Continued

How to Avoid Stress Fractures While Playing Sports

Would you believe that stress fractures account for a full one-sixth of all sports-related injuries? It’s true. Another important thing to know about these fractures is that they do not discriminate. Bowlers, runners, gymnasts, soccer players, roller derby skaters, racquetball enthusiasts, swimmers, and even cricket players are all vulnerable to this type of injury. Learn … Continued