In the course of heart failure, the heart loses its ability to keep up with its workload within the body. Blood is not pumped efficiently throughout the body, affecting bodily systems like the brain and kidneys. Heart failure is a progressive condition for which there is no cure. Treatments and solutions are available to help […]
Traveling has been known as one of the best ways to relax and learn for many years. After all, it is a perfect opportunity to experience new cultures, people, and places. Consequently, one will be able to enjoy unknown scenery and take away some wonderful lessons. When it comes to exotic locations, however, everything seems […]
As people look for new ways to lose weight and improve their health, the number of diets that are being come up with keeps growing. For instance, we used to be limited to a basic approach like limiting the number of meals and overall calories that are consumed. Nowadays, however, the approach has changed according […]
Amid today’s opioid crisis, it can be difficult for acute and chronic pain patients to get the help they need. Doctors have become wary of patients who ask for too much pain medication, and they are on their guard against “doctor shopping” for patients who want to be prescribed more medication than is necessary for their condition. Dr. J. Fred Stoner, the President of the Lawrence County Medical Society, outlines some of the ways that the medical profession is finding a balance between the needs of pain patients and the stark reality of the opioid epidemic.
Heart conditions have become increasingly common in the general population. Diabetes, high blood pressure, inactivity, tobacco, and alcohol use, and poor diet all contribute to the development of heart problems. These conditions can be treatable, but frequently they are serious and require treatment from a cardiology specialist. Dr. Allen Amorn, a cardiologist and electrophysiologist situated in Canfield, Ohio, shares the top 6 heart problems and their causes, along with general recommendations to reduce the chances of developing serious heart disease.