Athletes often advocate high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which involves repeated short bursts of exercise at full capacity punctuated by short rest periods. Now, cardiac rehabilitation experts at Cleveland Clinic are using the same technique to help suitable heart patients. The approach is an alternative to moderate aerobic exercise, which has been demonstrated to reduce the … Read More
Cardiac rehabilitation—which includes a personalized exercise program along with education, advice on diet and emotional support—can serve as a powerful prescription for improved heart health. If you have had cardiac issues and are wondering if you might qualify for a cardiac rehabilitation program, it’s good to keep in mind that there are many conditions beyond … Read More
While there has been gradual increase in life expectancy over the past few decades, quality of life hasn’t necessarily improved. Medical issues that come with chronic conditions such as of heart disease and type 2 diabetes can create a number of challenges.
Patients often ask whether it’s “heart healthy” to drink wine every day. The answer is that a small amount of wine each day may be beneficial, but as it turns out, there doesn’t seem to be anything special about wine.
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The word “awesome” has become so trivialized lately, that we hesitate to use it even where it deeply and meaningfully appropriate – such as to introduce this video from Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon A. Marc Gillinov, MD. You are about to experience the privilege of seeing a human heart that has been stopped during heart … Read More