Adult with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Celebrates Major Birthday Following Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Health Article

My oldest son, Austin, celebrates his 25th birthday in May. It’s quite a milestone, given that three years ago his heart stopped beating and he collapsed on a softball field. And that’s not even the beginning of his story. Austin’s Health Journey Begins on Day One   To get the full picture, I need to go all the way back to the day he was born.  As soon as he was delivered, he was whisked away and hooked up to…

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Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins?? – Health Article

<!– — <!– — By everybodysfit Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 01:28pm EST Keywords: beef, chicken, cholesterol, Heart Conditions, meat, myoglobin, poultry, protein, red meat, reduced fat Meat is the animal flesh that we consume as food. Which type of meat we eat, in this case, red or white, can be a matter of taste, preference, or for health reasons. Meat is the nutritional source of protein in our diet and provides us with zinc… This is only a…

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The fitter ticker | Health Beat – Health Article

A few sensible bouts of jogging each week can help build a healthier system, reducing the likelihood of developing heart problems. (For Spectrum Health Beat) Even a slight improvement in your heart and lung fitness could reduce your risk of a heart attack, a new study reveals. Between 2006 and 2008, researchers assessed the cardiorespiratory—heart and lung—fitness of just over 4,500 men and women in Norway. None had heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer and most were considered at…

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Our Whirlwind Wedding Before My Heart Failure Procedure – Health Article

Not many people get married four days after a proposal. But for me, being married was the one thing I thought would comfort me as I headed into a high-risk heart surgery. So, I proposed. Born with Tetralogy of Fallot You see, I was born with tetralogy of Fallot 37 years ago. I had my first open-heart surgery when I was 18 months old and again when I was 4. I went back for checkups periodically after that, and then…

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