Covid-19 And The Heart

Covid-19 And The Heart

The world continues to face the challenges of the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Most people are familiar with the virus’s effects on the respiratory system, but what can COVID-19 do to your heart? There is considerable emerging evidence that...

Hot Summer Days

Summer is finally here and boy is it heating up outside. This is my favorite season for it is a time of long, sunny days, time out in nature, strolls on the beach, park picnics, outdoor concerts, and cute summer clothes. Unfortunately, it also is a time for some...

Stress and Heart Disease

What is Stress? “Stress” is an undeniable part of our busy everyday modern lives. But can “stress” predispose you to heart disease? “Stress” or a better word “Stressor”, in and of itself does not “cause”...

Eating for a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Health Month so nothing is more important than to discuss nutrition…what to eat and what not to eat for a healthy heart. This is often a confusing subject for many people, complicated by a plethora of contradicting diet books/plans,...

Heart Healthy Diet

What is a heart-healthy diet?  Is it high protein? low fat? high carb? low carb? no carb? gluten-free?  Is it Vegetarian? Vegan? Mediterranean? Ornish? Paleo? What if you have Diabetes? What if you’re trying to lose weight?   To add to the confusion, here...

Heart Health Awareness Month

February is Heart Awareness Month – A time when many of us connect with our hearts. This connection is primarily because of the holiday, Valentine’s Day. But along with Valentine’s Day, February also marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a...