EECP Therapy - Primary Heart Care, top Auckland clinic - heartattacks

By: Primary Heart Care  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Therapy, Chest Pain

Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis has found. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially in middle age. People who exercise regularly have a much smaller risk of having a heart attack immediately after sexual or physical activity, said lead author Dr Issa Dahabreh of Tufts Medical Center in Boston. "It would be really bad if someone thought our paper means people should not exercise," Dahabreh said. "If anything, it's the opposite." The analysis, which appears in today's Journal of the American Medical Association, combined results from 14 studies involving more than 6000 patients. The studies involved only people who had had heart attacks or who had died suddenly of a heart problem.

Keywords: Chest Pain, Therapy

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Eventually he was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome - an illness which drains energy and leaves the sufferer feeling flat."It completely wiped me out and I had to go back to Auckland," Craig said. The treatment, which the mainstream medical establishment has not embraced, involves attaching electrodes to the chest to monitor the heart rate, and strapping blood pressure cuffs around the legs.