Can Too Much Extreme Exercise Damage Your Heart?

Exercise is good for you, but some extreme athletes can push past healthy limits. A research paper showed that some endurance athletes who exercised at very high intensity over long periods of time have higher rates of heart problems than people who exercise more moderately. This new analysis of existing studies found that chronic extreme … Read More

Study: Implantable Defibrillator Can Save Your Life

An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) can save your life, even if you only have mild heart damage. Multiple studies show that ICDs improve survival in people with badly damaged hearts. Recent analysis of data shows that people with less severe cardiac damage have improved survival rates with cardioverter defibrillator devices implanted. ICDs help keep the … Read More

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