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Sitting is the new smoking

Sitting is the new smoking

You may have heard the saying, “sitting is the new smoking”. This phrase highlights that sitting for prolonged periods of time can be as harmful to our health as smoking. This may seem like an alarming claim, but there is strong evidence to confirm this...
Cardioprotective Benefits of Exercise

Cardioprotective Benefits of Exercise

The cardioprotective benefits of regular aerobic exercise and strength training. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death worldwide. It occurs when the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart become narrowed or blocked (a process known as...
Long COVID

Long COVID

Long COVID   As we move into another phase of COVID 19 its remnants remain for many individuals with long COVID syndrome. It is an emerging condition that is not yet well understood but can be severely disabling, impacting people regardless of hospitalisation or...
Breathlessness

Breathlessness

Breathlessness As a clinician this is the most challenging symptom to treat and requires commitment on your part to reduce the symptom of breathlessness.  The reason for this is that the three system are usually involved and each will require some intervention. The...
Myths about Heart Disease

Myths about Heart Disease

   Myths about Heart Disease   There are many misconceptions around heart disease.  Here are some other myths that exist. Heart failure means my heart stops beating? This is incorrect.  When your heart stops beating it is called a cardiac arrest. During a cardiac...
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