A guide for interpreting test results and determining what actions to take.
A guide for interpreting test results and determining what actions to take.
In this Covid-19 (Coronavirus) world, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a very essential tool to monitor and manage patients' health! Dr. Ezeugwu has been using this tool to deliver high quality care to patients even before Covid 19.
In such uncertain times as these when hiring a caregiver, it's important to make sure you're hiring right. Nothing is more important than the health, safety, well being and happiness of your loved one.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing.
Stick to these vows for a healthier year.
Although you might know that eating certain foods can increase your heart disease risk, it's often tough to change your eating habits. Whether you have years of unhealthy eating under your belt or you simply want to fine-tune your diet.
Dr. Ezeugwu explains the 4 stages of heart failure, how best to determine your stage and when to seek help.
Read more to find out about this super-fruit!
In the largest brain-imaging study of cardiovascular stress physiology to date, researchers have introduced a brain-based explanation of why stress might impact a person’s heart health.
A 25-year study of young adults transitioning to middle age revealed maintaining a healthy weight was more important in blood pressure control than other common health behaviors.
There is no shortcut, your cardiovascular health starts with good food and exercise.
You may fear that you’ve passed the point of recovery when you reach middle age, especially when it comes to heart health.
The mistakes you need to stop making before you turn 40.
According to a 2017 report from the American Heart Association, heart disease is responsible for around 800,000 deaths in the United States.
What are symptoms of heart disease? Can you tell if you have heart disease without having tests done?
Naps have a terrible reputation. Taking a midday nap may cause your coworkers to label you as lazy or unmotivated.
University of Toronto researchers have found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating previously shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides and inflammation.
The old weight loss adage that you shouldn’t eat after 9 p.m. is mostly rubbish: If you aren’t going over your caloric intake for the day, eating late won’t make you gain weight.
You may feel like you have the metabolism of a tortoise, but, fortunately, you can get yourself out of the slow lane—and burn calories like crazy—just by doing these six simple things:
Just knowing how much you need sleep may not be enough for you to get the rest you need. Today’s world is fast-paced and full of technological advances that add convenience but create barriers to a good night’s rest.
If you think heart disease doesn’t affect you, think again. According to the American Heart Association, one in three people die from heart disease in the U.S. That’s 2,200 Americans each day, or one person every 40 seconds.
Watch the video below to find out what you can do if your medication is recalled!
The cure for almost everything is in your kitchen, is a statement that mothers swear by.
This makes us so happy. Yesterday, Jimmy Kimmel gave his Instagram followers an update on his 6-month-old son Billy’s health, and yes, it’s good news!
In this blog post, Dr. Ezeugwu discusses the benefits of making God known.
In this blog post, Dr. Ezeugwu talks about the correlations between obesity and heart failure.
In this blog post, Dr. Ezeugwu talks about heart failure and flu vaccination!
When it comes to discussing the health of any internal organ, we often keep our conversations centered on those that don’t concern “bathroom functions.”
The most talked about body type right now just may be “The Dad Bod.” Unfortunately, the “Dad Bod” has gotten a somewhat negative connotation—the term generally referring to a male’s body being “soft” and “not toned.”
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One of the lessons we learn in life is to make the most of every moment. Here’s how to ensure you enjoy everything life has to offer throughout your golden years and not let aging get the best of you.
We know sleep is critical for our health, but unfortunately, there’s a lot that can get in the way including work stress.
Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health?
One of the best indicators of an overall experience is a patient’s/family’s “likelihood to recommend” our practice to others.
What you need to know regarding the cause, symptoms, and prevention.
Have you heard about miraculous secrets to shedding pounds overnight? You might see these claims in ads or even hear about them from friends who swear by the results they’ve experienced.
In this blog post, Dr. Ezeugwu discusses the effects marijuana has on the heart.
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Your heart and brain need nutritious foods to stay healthy.
Women who have high-risk pregnancies or complications in childbirth are up to eight times more likely to suffer heart disease later in life.
Ask Dr. Ezeugwu – Measuring Your Blood Pressure
Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your age.
They’re good for you, they’re bad for you. Dark chocolate, red wine and berries have been hailed as heart-healthy foods, but a new study suggests that the compounds at play don’t really help at all.
Give a man a fish he will eat for a day, but teach a man to eat the right kind, he will live healthy forever.
Ask Dr. Ezeugwu – Diabetic Foot Care Part II
Blood flow has been branded the ‘third important pillar’ of cardiovascular health that people need to be aware of, but research has revealed few people realise that having smoothly-flowing blood is important.
Ask Dr. Ezeugwu – Stroke Prevention
Ask Dr. Ezeugwu – Annual Wellness Visits
Ask Dr. Ezeugwu – Meaningful Doctors Visit
Increased activity in the amygdala—a brain region associated with fear and other emotions—is correlated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study...
Gender can play a role in risk factors, symptoms.
Cell Phone usage – How to use them properly
Diabetes – How to manage it well
Women over 50 who follow a high-protein diet could have a higher risk for heart failure, especially if most of their protein comes from meat, researchers report.
Splashing a little bit of water on her face didn’t calm Shermane Winters-Wofford’s first date jitters. And then what she perceived as nervousness escalated into sweating and tightness in her chest.
Health tech startup Cardiogram has raised $2 million in a seed round led by the a16z Bio Fund for an app that screens users’ cardio health and gives them help improving or maintaining it.
American lives have been getting steadily longer, and since the 1960s that trend has been driven mostly by a remarkable reduction in heart disease.
Children exposed to passive smoking may be at risk of lifelong cardiovascular consequences in addition to respiratory and other health issues, warns an Indian origin researcher.
New research suggests that using e-cigarettes could be as bad for the heart as smoking tobacco.
Dear Mayo Clinic: I’ve heard that some foods that are labeled as “trans fat-free” might contain harmful trans fats. Is this true?
NOW there are a couple of organs in the body that you can live without, but the heart is not one of them.
The average American will never have Olympic-level athletic ability—but they could have an Olympian-sized heart.
DEAR DOCTOR EZEUGWU: Can my Faith affect my healing from sickness and disease?
Can your relationship status make a difference in your overall well-being?
Rather than splurging on a fancy grill or sterling silver cuff links this Father’s Day, suggest choosing an activity you and your dad can do together that gets you outdoors and active.
Study investigates how cardiovascular health and ethnicity affects type 2 diabetes risk
DEAR DOCTOR EZEUGWU: Do you always ask your patients to exercise? If so, why?
Physical activity may help extend survival for patients with heart failure, a new review suggests.
A new study reveals that nearly half of all heart attacks may be “silent,” which can be especially dangerous because they can go undetected and untreated.
DEAR DOCTOR EZEUGWU: My husband’s snoring affects my sleep at night. Should I be worried?
Achieving the American Heart Association’s definition of ideal cardiovascular health may also help prevent chronic kidney disease, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
We would like to take this opportunity to convey our sincere appreciation for sharing your valuable expertise, knowledge and time with our clinical student this quarter.
I am happy to share with you that I have reviewed a sample of your reports and I have found that they are truly outstanding.
People’s Pharmacy looks into eggs and heart disease, and the healing powers of garlic.
DEAR DOCTOR EZEUGWU: Should I continue to take my blood pressure medications even when my blood pressure “number” is normal?
DEAR DOCTOR EZEUGWU: I am a diabetic. How can I reduce my diabetes complication risk for this year 2016?
Once portrayed as a dietary villain, chocolate is now touted for its health benefits, especially those that are heart-related. But there’s a catch, a top cardiologist says.
One-third of deaths in the United States are caused by cardiovascular disease.
Dizziness is a word that is often used to describe two different feelings.
What you choose or chose to eat in your 20s could have a long-lasting impact on your heart’s health, according to a new study released Monday.
DEAR DOCTOR EZEUGWU: Is an annual wellness visit to a cardiologist necessary?
New research from Harvard’s School of Public Health offers a fresh perspective on eating fats and suggests replacing dietary fats, such as butter and oil, with more carbohydrates isn’t the heart-healthiest choice.
DEAR DOCTOR K: Heart disease runs in my family, and my doctor thinks I should take low-dose aspirin even though I don’t have heart disease now. What do you think?
A glass of red wine daily decreased the risk of developing cardiovascular disease for people with Type 2 diabetes, a new study says.
Weird Symptoms Explained
To promote heart health awareness where it is needed most, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had a creative idea.
Autonomic neuropathy occurs when the nerves that control involuntary bodily functions are damaged.
Heart disease is quickly becoming one of the most common conditions world-wide. But what makes this problem very complex is the fact that any ailment of the heart is often thought of as serious and can be life-threatening.
The heart is the most important organ when it comes to circulating blood, oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body.
A diet rich in amino acids — the building blocks of proteins — could be good for your heart along the same lines as quitting smoking, reducing salt and alcohol consumption and getting optimal exercise, according to a new study.
It can be easy to forget exactly what the numbers mean. Systolic (the first number) refers to the amount of pressure created when your heart contracts and pushes blood through the arteries.
Everyone loves emojis, and everyone hates stress. Use some of your favorite emojis as reminders to on the importance of de-stressing and the profound impacts it can have on your health.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is strengthening an existing label warning that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke.
Talking to your doctor can sometimes be intimidating, especially if it’s your first visit.
Amazing Medical Miracles
Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography (ECHO) – Common test for Heart Failing
Heart Disease Prevention – Pre Diabetes
Cardiac Catherization – Angiography
Pacemaker and Loop Recorder Implantation – Pacemakers
Peripheral Arterial Disease – PAD