Some Surprising A-fib Triggers

Some Surprising A-fib Triggers

Some Surprising A-fib Triggers Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib or AF) is the most common Arrhythmia amongst Americans and can lead to increased risk of stroke and sudden cardiac death. Symptoms can include any one or more of the following: Chest pain, heart palpitations...
Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health

Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health

Friendship – A Simple Antidote for Heart Health It comes as no surprise that we need social support for our well-being, the benefits are endless. Simply put, friendships help reduce anxiety and stress. According to Julianne Holt-Lunstad, professor of psychology and...
COVID-19 and administering CPR

COVID-19 and administering CPR

COVID-19 and administering CPR In these crazy times of COVID-19, CPR remains a vital life-saving technique when someone experiences cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest is an electrical malfunction that causes the heart to stop beating unexpectedly resulting in the victim...
Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART

Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART

Hugging is Good Medicine and Good for your HEART Hugging increases levels of the “love hormone” oxytocin, which is beneficial for stress levels, heart health, and more. A 20-second hug reduces the harmful physical effects of stress, including its impact on your blood...