Beating the Blues

  Do you happen to feel more tired these days? Maybe more anxious, irritable, and moody? Well, ‘tis the season to be melancholy as the experts say! In colder climates, our winters often drag into late April and early May, leaving people feeling frustrated and...

Making Your Plate Healthy

March is Nutrition Month Having a healthy diet or “plate” is essential for overall health. Many experts even argue that 80% of your health comes directly from your plate and 20% comes from physical activity. Having a healthy plate can help protect you against chronic...

Virtual Talk with Doc

Most Recent Virtual Talk with Doc COVID-19 and Your Heart Dr. Chris Lai, a local cardiologist, provided an informative presentation on the various impacts that COVID-19 has had on the heart. He provided research into the role that COVID-19 and vaccines have had on the...

The Impact of Weight Management on Heart Health

One serious condition related to overweight and obesity is heart failure. Many doctors have stated that regardless of other chronic health conditions, the excess pounds seem to be a dominant player in this heart injury. Heart failure is the hearts’ inability to...

CPR During Covid

Last month’s Heart Beats article “Beyond 911” highlighted how a tiered response system contributed to improving the survival in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (OHCA). The most important keys to survival were found to be early CPR and early defibrillation(shocking)....

Beyond 911

BEYOND 911 Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) can be the first sign of heart disease in about 25% of patients. It happens suddenly and in many cases in people who appear healthy. OHCA also occurs in patients with known heart disease who have warning signs such as...