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Lifestyle changes are important for managing atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (afib) is a common heart rhythm disorder in which the upper chambers of the heart (the atria) beat fast and irregularly. Afib commonly causes recurrent symptoms, usually palpitations and shortness of breath, and can negatively affect quality of life. Afib also substantially increases the risk of stroke, and is also associated with heart… Read More »

How important is exercise for diabetics

People who suffer from diabetes are commonly told that the key to improved diabetes control involves lifestyle changes, including a regular exercise routine. Exercise is simply getting physically active and increasing your heart rate. This can include marathon running, but it also includes walking, biking, gardening, climbing stairs, chair exercises, stretch-band exercises, Zumba, yoga, etc.… Read More »

Why is cardiac rehabilitation important

It’s a very frightening experience – cardiac BACR Standards are built on a foundation of scientifically proven studies. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit supports smoking cessation through individual counselling with a nurse – myth: I know everything Important need to know about my health. They are written by UK doctors and based on research evidence, and… Read More »

Why Employee Sick Leave is Important

As many of us are engaging in social distancing, we are starting to recognize the importance of having time to rest and recover away from work when not feeling well. Unfortunately, many individuals don’t always have the luxury of taking time off when they’re feeling ill, and this can further spread illness to others while… Read More »