Heart disease is largely preventable, and we’ve known about the risk factors for decades. The good news is that every one of us can do something to lower our risk factors
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about exercising after a heart attack.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.
It can be a challenge to fit in the recommended 30 minutes of exercise five days each week. But a new study shows that cramming in all of your weekly exercise on the weekends may still be doing your body some good.
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This muscular organ, with its steady pump, keeps the beat to the music of our lives: the heart. Turns out, your work to keep it strong is a key to longevity.
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Many of us have felt light-headed when we stand too quickly, but if you have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), this simple movement can make your heart race. We all know that fitness is important for good health, but people with POTS may struggle to exercise. Find tips for exercising if you have POTS from an exercise physiologist.
Get your child moving with plenty of heart-healthy exercise using these tips and suggestions from a Q&A with a pediatric cardiologist.
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If you’ve hit a weight plateau, exercise can help you torch extra calories and reduce stress on your heart and blood vessels. But make sure your goal is realistic — and sustainable.