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Do NOT Rely on AF Detect Smartphone App To Diagnose Atrial fibrillation

I’m writing this brief post as a warning to any individuals who have purchased the  smartphone app AF Detect (screen shot below from Apple app store.) It is not a reliable detector of atrial fibrillation (AF). 224 more words

Atrial Fibrillation

Are You, Am I, Are We At Risk For Heart Disease?

Are you, am I, are we, at risk for heart disease? And what condition is our heart in? Your health history, certain health conditions, your lifestyle, and your age and family history can increase your risk for heart disease. 369 more words

Wellness And Self Care

Heart Healthy Facts: Understand Salt Content of Food and Effect on Your Health

A few months ago, I had dinner in a city that requires restaurants publish the nutrition content of food on the menu. This popular restaurant has a great menu, but I was quite sobered by the calorie and salt content of the food. 163 more words

Family Care

Cosmic Energy Fitness Studio Provides Support for a Stroke Survivor

By Deanna Cauthen

Strokes kill more than 130,000 people a year, according to facts obtained from the Center for Disease Control. A stroke, which is also called a brain attack, occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts.  494 more words

Getting Smart With Osteoarthritis in the Elderly

Osteoarthritis is a deteriorating joint condition when the cartilage or cushion between joints breaks down leading to stiffness, discomfort, and inflammation. Studies show that this type of arthritis is progressive especially on fast pace if left untreated and about 27 million are gradually affected by the chronic condition of the joints… 428 more words

Health Care

Dealing with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease will change your life forever, however it does not all have to be negative because there is always a silver lining to even the worst situations that we have to deal with. 320 more words

Health Care

Choosing A "Healthy" and "Natural" Snack: Kind Bars Versus Simple Stroke-Busting Nuts

The eternal fiancee’ of the skeptical cardiologist (EFOSC) deserves serious kudos for (among myriad other things) challenging his conventional ideas about heart-healthy food and serving as his dietary muse. 1,598 more words