Myths about Heart Disease

Myths about Heart Disease

Heart disease is a major issue and is often widely discussed. Unfortunately, due to its notoriety, it is all too easy for myths and misconceptions about it to spread. Understanding heart disease is the first step towards preventing it, so we would like to take the...
Diabetes Management

Diabetes Management

Diabetes refers to a group of relatively common disorders that are characterized by high blood sugar levels over long periods of time. Managing the disease is relatively simple, but it does require some knowledge and lifestyle changes. We think it is important for...
Is it a Heart Attack or Angina?

Is it a Heart Attack or Angina?

Chest pain can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t always indicate a heart attack. We often see patients who have chest pain due to angina, which occurs when the heart isn’t getting enough oxygen. We think it’s important for everyone to know the...
Dos and Don’ts After Donating Blood

Dos and Don’ts After Donating Blood

Donating blood goes a long way in saving lives, but it can also lead to some discomfort or side effects for the donor. Taking the right steps after donating can help to prevent problems. Why Donate? Hospitals require stores of donor blood every day because they need...
Weight Gain: Is it Hormones or Habits

Weight Gain: Is it Hormones or Habits

With the new year, many people often set resolutions to lose weight. While many lifestyle factors contribute to weight gain, there are also underlying medical issues that can make it more difficult for some people to lose weight. A person’s weight is largely the...