HEART HEALTH NEWS
A new study connects the impact of stress from high-strain jobs in the development of atrial fibrillation. “We find that heart disease is much more prevalent in service oriented jobs where you have to go from 0 to 100 miles per hour, like fire fighters and police officers. That risk occurs not only when they are on the job but also after they retire,” said Dr. Jeffrey Uzzilia of Capital Cardiology Associates.
During a cardiac event, every second counts. “One of the first things we learn in cardiology is that time is muscle,” said Dr. Jeffrey Uzzilia from Capital Cardiology Associates. The Enhanced Cardiac Access suite is one of the best things we have ever done We wanted to provide better access for immediate care.”
The Mediterranean diet is exclusively recommend by cardiologists, The American Heart Association, and Mayo Clinic to decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease while promoting weight loss.
“There is an interest in your government, believe it or not, in having you live a healthy lifestyle,” declares Dr. Robert Benton. “The costs of health care are huge in this country. We could save so much if people ate a healthy diet and exercised. Why not let people know that? Why not remind people of that? Not to the point of being onerous but allowing you to make your own decisions, giving you the information to be confident with your lifestyle choices.
Kevin Smith’s heart attack in February was, “the best thing that ever happened to me.” The actor credits the widow maker he survived as the life changer he needed to address his diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices.
During Men’s Health Month one statistic we would like to see changed is this: men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year. Men as young as twenty, you should be thinking, ‘What can I change now to start preventing future problems?’