The Heart

Energy Drinks And Your Heart

Energy Drinks And Your Heart

Seemingly innocent enough, this industry is largely unregulated but a recent study, from the University of Bonn, Germany, suggests we should pay more attention to the effects of these beverages, especially as they relate to heart performance.

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Sudden Cardiac Death And You

Sudden Cardiac Death And You

If you are related to a young person, under the age of 35, who suffers Sudden Cardiac Death, you are at a high risk of undiagnosed heart disease.

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
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New Info on Strokes

New Info on Strokes

New information released on Wednesday will prove enlightening to cardiologists suspecting patients have symptoms of stroke.  Some of the news is troubling but much good news is also revealed. 800,000 Americans suffer strokes every year.  Approximately one-sixth of those sufferers die from the stroke.  A large majority of the survivors are permanently disabled. A new […]

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Another Plastic Heart Implanted

Another Plastic Heart Implanted

The BBC reported last week that another plastic heart implant was installed in Matthew Green.  Green is a 40-year old man who is in end stage heart disease and has been waiting for an organ for transplantation.  Green recovered nicely from the surgery and is home with his wife and son.  The plastic heart is […]

| August 13, 2011 | 0 Comments
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The Heart Biopsy

The Heart Biopsy

Last Friday, I had a heart biopsy.  At this point of recovery, I would normally be on an every six-month biopsy schedule.  The complexity of my transplant calls for a heart biopsy every three months.  Once again, the results were very positive. I mentioned before that I preferred the way Dr. Hoffman of Tampa General […]

| August 3, 2011 | 1 Comments
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Less Invasive Options For Heart Disease

Less Invasive Options For Heart Disease

Less Invasive Heart Surgery  I had a different article in mind for today, but I was so excited with an article in the Sunday New York Times magazine that I thought it worth sharing.  Part of the article is advertising but I believe there is merit in this article. Heart disease patients can find hope […]

| March 31, 2011 | 2 Comments
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