Most of us have heard the tongue-in-cheek definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over, but expecting a different result. This certainly applies to heart attacks. Of the approximately 800K heart attacks that occur in the US each year, 600K are first timers and the other 200K people have had their second heart attack. This is a disappointing statistic. We all need to be informed about lifestyle changes you need to make after a heart attack. » Read more about: Lifestyle Changes You Need To Make After A Heart Attack »
W.C. Fields once said, “The best cure for insomnia is getting a lot of sleep.” As humans, we spend one third of our lives sleeping, and a really good night’s sleep can have a positive impact on our entire day. What if the opposite is true? Can inadequate sleep cause negative effects especially on our heart? Let’s investigate the connection between sleep deprivation and heart disease. » Read more about: The Connection Between Sleep Deprivation And Heart Disease »
Those who are non-smokers can recognize a smoker almost immediately. The smell of tobacco, the persistent cough, plus a certain lack of patience which shows up the minute they finish one cigarette. These are all “tells.” If this is you, friends and relatives have probably coaxed you to stop. It’s not to shame or embarrass you, but just to provide the facts like the top 10 reasons to quit smoking right now. It’s not too late, » Read more about: The Top 10 Reasons To Quit Smoking Right Now »
One can hardly pick up a frozen dinner, boxed cereal, or any prepackaged food and not notice the “Heart Healthy” label splashed all over the item. Relying on these marketing ploys alone will likely NOT provide much that is truly heart healthy.
You don’t have to scrupulously count calories or become obsessive about your diet to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Here are 5 practical ways to make heart health an everyday thing. » Read more about: Make Heart Health An Everyday Thing »
Weirton Medical Center’s (WMC) Cardiac Rehab Department invites you to join us at the Cardiac Rehab Wellness 5K Run/Walk. WMC’s 5K Run/Walk will benefit heart health and wellness within the community by providing outreach programs.
Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: WMC Parking Lot
Early Bird Special Ends August 31st
Is there going to be a “Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up” Day?
Yes, there will be two different dates to pick up pre-registration packets. » Read more about: WMC Cardiac Rehab 5K Run/Walk »
High blood pressure increases your risk for dangerous health conditions like a stroke, a heart attack, kidney disease, and chronic heart failure. If that doesn’t give you the motivation to manage your blood pressure, this might. » Read more about: 12 Simple Solutions to High Blood Pressure »
It should be no surprise to anyone that 50 – 70 million Americans don’t get the restorative sleep they need. Just note the number of advertisements for mattresses, pillows, and mattress toppers we see everyday that all promise to deliver the perfect night’s sleep. » Read more about: Help Your Heart with a Few Extra Hours of Sleep Each Day »