AFib Symptoms, Treatment, and Management

Atrial fibrillation

Have you ever felt your heart skip a beat, flutter, speed up or slow down? Of course you have.   It may have happened before an interview or important meeting, while climbing a flight of stairs, or after a weekend in Vegas. Think of the situation you are in when you experienced the symptoms. Common causes for these […]

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What Is a Cardiac Arrest?

heart attack vs cardiac arrest

I couldn’t let National Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) month go by without a mention. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), over 90% of those suffering a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital died. The awareness campaign wants to improve those odds. Did the campaign work? Do you now know the difference between a heart […]

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Symptoms of a Heart Attack, Silence Can Be Deadly

man clutching heart

We have all seen the Hollywood heart attack. It starts with a middle-aged man clutching his chest and breaking into a sweat before gasping for air and dropping to the ground. This makes good film, but the actual symptoms usually come on much more gradually – or not at all! Know Your Risk Profile Before […]

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The Best Supplements for Heart Health

Supplements

Living a healthier lifestyle is the best way to prevent or manage heart disease.  But who couldn’t use a little assist?  There is growing evidence that supplements can help you obtain greater cardiovascular health.  So which ones should you take?  Start with the ones’ that are well researched and have demonstrated benefits for heart health.  Using […]

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HeartGeek Completes Triathlon

HeartGeek Triathlon

Just a quick post to let everyone know that I survived the Dewey Beach Triathlon.  My family and I travelled down to the beach last Friday evening and met three friends who also made the foolish decision to swim, bike, and run for an ungodly amount of time. After dinner at the Starboard, we all […]

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How To Prevent Your Next Heart Attack

planning

During a bike ride last week I was listening to a Tim Ferris interview of Kevin Kelly, the co-founder of WIRED magazine.  Tim is a little smitten with Mr. Kelly, and rightly so.  In fact, he has declared that Kevin Kelly might be the real-life Most Interesting Man in The World.  Listen to the interview(s) and you […]

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