Joint replacement surgery is fairly straightforward, but it is not without risk. Possible complications include blood clots, infections at the incision site, and loosening of the implant over time. But Darwin Chen, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedics at Mount Sinai, emphasizes that your doctor will take steps to prevent problems
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., so it’s important that you can recognize the signs of a heart problem. Symptoms of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease (CAD), abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), and heart failure sometimes overlap.
But if you’re at risk for any
Night cramps are common in seniors: You may be familiar with the often intense pain that accompanies the sudden, involuntary spasm in your calf muscles. Robert Turner, PT, OCS, a board-certified orthopedic specialist and clinical supervisor at the Spine Therapy Center at the Weill Cornell-affiliated Hospital for Special Surgery, points
If you’ve ever been told you have a heart murmur, you may be inclined to immediately think you have heart disease. Symptoms of heart disease, however, usually include things like chest pain, shortness of breath, and lightheadedness as well as test results that show high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and
PCI reduces the likelihood of dying from heart disease.
Coronary artery disease remains the most common killer in the United States, yet interventional treatment of the disease is saving more lives than expected. A Mayo Clinic study found that two of three patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) eventually die
Hip Muscle Strengthening May Help Ease Pain Caused by PAD
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) can make walking even short distances a painful experience. PAD occurs when the smaller arteries in the legs become narrowed, reducing blood flow to muscles and tissue. Poor circulation leads to muscle pain when walking. But a
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects about 20 percent of people over the age of 65. African-Americans have twice the risk of developing the disease compared to Caucasians. PAD develops when arteries become clogged with plaque—fatty deposits that limit blood flow to the legs. Just like clogged arteries in the heart,
Do you suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms like daily fatigue, muscle pain, frequent headaches, or exercise intolerance? If so, consider trying one of the natural remedies discussed in today’s News Bulletin.
You don’t need to guzzle cups of coffee or take an energy shot at lunch just to be able to make it to 5:00 P.M. Instead, address fatigue causes at the source by snacking on foods that are rich in these 4 energy-boosting nutrients.