Category: Senior Health & Safety

Panic or Heart Attack? How to Know the Difference.

Panic or Heart Attack? How to Know the Difference.

How can you tell if you’re having a panic attack or heart attack? Knowing the difference and acting fast could save your life.

Stroke or Migraine? How to Know the Difference.

Stroke or Migraine? How to Know the Difference.

Stroke or migraine? Knowing the difference could save your life. Both are common neurovascular disorders with many similarities. Your throbbing head could be a migraine mimicking a stroke or a stroke disguised as a migraine.

Your Fluttering Heart: Is it Love or an Arrhythmia?

Your Fluttering Heart: Is it Love or an Arrhythmia?

Everyone’s heart skips a beat now and then. Our expert cardiologist tells you how to know if heart palpitations are harmless or if they need to be checked out.

Flu and Your Heart: Can Flu Make Your Heart Sick?

Flu and Your Heart: Can Flu Make Your Heart Sick?

Research has found strong connections between flu and both heart attacks and strokes. Our expert cardiologist tells you what you need to know to protect yourself and your family, including advice to get a flu shot.

Why You Need to Be Holiday Heart Smart

Why You Need to Be Holiday Heart Smart

“Holiday heart” describes the 30% increase in heart attacks and other heart-related events that occur in winter, especially from Christmas through New Year.