Vitamin E may Prevent Permanent Muscle Damage after a Heart Attack

A study published September, 2019 in Redox Biology by researchers from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Australia found that a strong form of Vitamin E called alpha-tocopherol (α-TOH) can prevent permanent damage or death of the heart muscle after a heart attack. The lead author of the study was Professor Karlheinz Peter, the…

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Even Kids can Save Lives with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

According to the CBC November 27, 2018, two Canadian boys aged 7 and 10 saved their grandmother’s life by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on her. Their grandmother went into sudden cardiac arrest, which progresses very rapidly to sudden cardiac death. The kids noticed she had stopped breathing and had no pulse. They tried to phone…

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The Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program of: Physical Exercises Education about following a heart-healthy lifestyle Counseling to cope with stress and improve mental health Million Hearts defines cardiac rehabilitation (CR) as a program of 36 one-hour physical exercise sessions specifically designed for improving cardiovascular health and…

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