Benefits of fish oil: fact or fiction

Benefits of fish oil: fact or fiction? In 2002, the American Heart Association (AHA) published a scientific statement, “Fish Consumption, Fish Oil, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and Cardiovascular Disease.” At that time, based on evidence from 2 large randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that demonstrated that consumption of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)+docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements significantly reduced [...]

By |2018-11-23T10:24:19+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Cardiac|0 Comments

The Invisible Enemy

It is inevitable in today's high technology diagnostic testing that ionizing radiation (X-rays or gamma radiation) is often required to help the doctors make a diagnosis. Broadly, exposure to ionizing radiation can be divided into 2 broad categories of tests. The first category involves the use of X-rays in which a segment of the [...]

By |2017-09-09T01:52:48+00:00September 4th, 2017|Cardiac, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Getting the best outcomes for your blood pressure

While high blood pressure is commonly managed by many physicians and there are guidelines for management of high blood pressure in the general population, there are certain situations where the usual approach to blood pressure management needs further understanding and fine-tuning according to the prevailing clinical situation. This week, management of high blood pressure [...]

By |2017-09-04T09:42:28+00:00September 4th, 2017|Cardiac, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Atrial Fibrillation

Have you ever felt that your heart beat was not normal? If you do feel that your heart beat was “different” from your usual heart beat rhythm, you should check your pulse at your wrist and ask yourself whether the pulse rate is fast and whether it is regular. If your pulse rate is [...]

By |2017-09-04T09:42:57+00:00September 4th, 2017|Cardiac|0 Comments