Practising Cardiologist and author Dr. Warrick Bishop explains when too much exercise can put strain on your heart and the difference between isotonic and isometric exercise.
MY heart attack risk is much higher than the likelihood I will be hit by a bus. As I join cardiologist Dr Warrick Bishop at Daci & Daci Bakers in New Town, it’s a comforting thought. From our elegant window seats, it’s quite the 3D movie experience as traffic comes straight at us from the top of Augusta Rd before swinging hard right, city-bound, on to Elizabeth St.
Everyone has a negative side and yours could be behind your cardiovascular problems. For Angela Peris, hearts and minds cut both ways, with the heart affecting emotions but also vice versa – understanding this can aid recovery and prevent a relapse.
The Australian Heart Foundation’s Serial Killer Campaign is an initiative to try and raise awareness of one of the most significant medical issues confronting the population.
Cholesterol, there’s lots of talk about it, is it “good or bad”, should we be “treated for it”, but what is it?
Aspirin is a household word. The chemical name of the compound is Acetylsalicylic Acid, a mouthful that we are happy to refer to simply as “Aspirin”.
This week I’ve had a number of patients come in missing both their statins but also other medications. I’d like to talk a little bit more a bit more about this because it’s a really important area.
Coronary artery disease remains the biggest killer in the Western World despite significant advances in the understanding, diagnosis, and management of the condition. Most importantly, significant suffering could be avoided with simple maintenance.