Published on Thursday, February 21 2013 10:53
By Dr. Sara Hart
In celebration of the lovely month of February, we not only have the opportunity to express our love to those in our lives, view the beautiful creations depicting love in coffee shops, galleries, and living rooms all around, but also emphasize the evaluation and support of heart health in the healthcare world.
More than just a pump, the heart is the electromagnetic center of the body, existing with the rhythm that drives our every moment and interaction. Stop for a moment, feel alongside the neck below the jaw line or feel the thumb side of the wrist for the familiar beat of your pulse. Take a minute to feel the rhythm within you and appreciate the
Published on Thursday, February 14 2013 14:15
The number one killer of women in the United States is cardiovascular disease. More women die from heart disease than from the next three causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer. While the story of a man experiencing the classic chest crushing heart attack is prevalent in movies and television; the symptoms for a woman may be more subtle and are sparingly told in our popular media. We are too often uninformed that women may experience a heart attack as neck, shoulder, upper back or abdominal discomfort; as a fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling; nausea or vomiting; with sweating, lightheadedness,
Published on Thursday, January 31 2013 13:53
Dehydration during pregnancy, while easily prevented, can sneak up on even the most cautious mommy. All of our major systems depend on water for survival; energy and mood are directly affected by hydration. We are, after all, 50 to 60% water. Blood is 83% water
Published on Thursday, February 07 2013 10:05
Cereal, potatoes, toast, and pancakes are all favorite ways for Americans to start their day. Douse it with some syrup, sugar, or fruit and then we’re out the door ready for the day’s action! Wash it down with some juice or coffee and it’s nearly the perfect recipe for blood sugar mania.
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 14:23
By Dr. Sara Hart
In a society that pushes for everyone to have more, be more, and do more, our children quickly get swept into the rapid pace of life that seems impossible to resist. Our over-stimulated world exists as juxtaposition to the inherent needs of a child whose development is best supported by a simple, consistent routine.