Many patients are walking around leading perfectly normal lives moments before a heart attack strikes. The more warning we have that a storm might be brewing, the more time we have to prepare.
Just this past week, a patient said to me, “Well, my pain is worse when it’s cold, so I’ll just get through the winter and see how my pain is when it’s warmer. I think it will be better.”
It’s that time of year again! Holiday parties and family gatherings can make eating healthy difficult—especially if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight or follow a heart-healthy or diabetic diet. The key is having a variety of healthy food selections. But this doesn’t mean you have to completely sacrifice all of your favorites!
I’m a woman, I’ve had a mammogram, and yes, I admit, it was painful—for a few seconds each time the compression occurred to make sure the best image was obtained. Read More