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Why is My Heartbeat So Fast?

Halloween is almost here, and with it comes all kinds of fun scares that might make our hearts beat faster.    But, what about those other times when our hearts race, and there’s no scare in sight? Sometimes, a fast heartbeat might be telling us something important about our heart health that we shouldn’t ignore.…

the real story of smoking and the heart

The REAL Story of Smoking and Heart Health

According to the World Health Organization, 22.3% of the world’s population smoke, which contributes to an annual toll of 8 million deaths attributed to tobacco use.    Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body, but its effects on the heart are particularly profound. It’s a leading risk factor for heart disease, and the impact…