At first, Gay Prosser blamed the vomiting and the pain in the middle of her chest on a previous back injury. She did not consider herself a candidate for heart problems. In fact, Prosser – a 46- year-old middle school mom at the time – had recently dropped to a size 6.
North Charleston, S.C./ January 23, 2012 – According to the American Heart Association, coronary heart disease and stroke are the first and third leading causes of death in the United States. Throughout February, Trident Health will be providing their annual "Heart Health Events", including...
Trident Health System has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® program.
Each year in the United States, more than 700,000 new cases of stroke are diagnosed and ?more than one million people suffer heart attacks. Avoid becoming part of those statistics ?by understanding how you can lower your risk and learning where you can find support.
Summerville Medical Center has offered a Cardiac Rehabilitation program since 1996, designed to help patients recover quickly and improve their overall physical, mental and social functioning following a cardiac event. Cardiac events include acute myocardial infarction (heart attack),...
Exercise is key to a long, healthy life. Just 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week cuts your chances of having high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol by up to 40 percent. It also plays a major role in lowering your risk of heart disease.
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