Cardiac Screening

Cardiac Screening

Twelve young and healthy appearing people younger than 35 years old die every week from an undiagnosed heart condition! 80% of these cases DO NOT show any prior signs or symptoms which would indicate a cardiac defect. This can be reduced! How? By encouraging Cardiac...
Is BMI a helpful tool in chronic disease prevention?

Is BMI a helpful tool in chronic disease prevention?

Body Mass Index, more commonly known as BMI, is a calculated value which is often used in the medical field to quickly determine whether a person is underweight, of normal weight or overweight. This measure takes person’s weight and puts it into perspective with...
High Blood Pressure Affects The Entire Body

High Blood Pressure Affects The Entire Body

High Blood Pressure gets quoted in so many articles and by so many specialists but what actually is classified as high blood pressure? High Blood Pressure means to have pressure readings over 140/90 for a number of weeks!     This is a simple chart to help...
Heart Attack vs. Cardiac Arrest

Heart Attack vs. Cardiac Arrest

What actually happens within the heart muscle during a Heart Attack and how is it different from a Cardiac Arrest? Many people still don’t fully understand the difference. We are here to help you get the facts straight! Understanding the difference¬†between the...
Your heart during exercise

Your heart during exercise

  Your heart is basically one big muscle, the muscle you need to exercise so all your other muscles get oxygen and work more efficiently. To keep your heart healthy, it is important to give it a good workout regularly which is why exercise is so important....
Physical Activity as you Age

Physical Activity as you Age

Physical activity is important for everyone. Regardless of your age, size or current fitness levels, it is important to be active. Though as you grow older, certain conditions may start to develop and by keeping active, these issues can be delayed with physical...