The Real Reason to Take a Statin

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Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

Are you at risk for heart disease? One of the most common reasons patients come to see me is because they are concerned about their risk...

Can You Exercise Too Much?

Recently there has been a lot of media attention around the question of whether long term endurance athletic activity – like...

Endurance Exercise: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Does long term endurance athletic activity have negative effects on the heart? At first glance, the question may catch some off guard....

HELP! I Don’t Have Time to Exercise

It’s one of the most common reasons we hear from patients that are not exercising …. “I don’t have the time”. And at first glance it...

Sleep - Why is it So Important?

Why is Sleep so Important? Sleep is necessary for our health and wellbeing. It is a basic, essential function of life. Unfortunately,...

Exercise as a Way to Reduce Stress

Who isn’t feeling stressed these days? Michelle was no different. She was a single mother of two active toddlers, and she was...

What is Emotional Eating

It’s not uncommon for Heather to find herself in front of the television with a bag of chips after a stressful day at work. Although...

Could Pokemon Go Save Your Life?

COULD POKÉMON GO SAVE YOUR LIFE?   As a cardiologist with a special interest in preventing heart disease, I know a lot of things that...

4 Tips To Become More Active

Welcome to Dr. Hurst's Healthy Questions Answered. “Happiness comes from physical activity; sorrow from thought.” ~ Marty Rubin If...

5 Tips To a Better Sleep

Welcome to Dr. Hurst's Health Questions Answered. Sleep is One of the "Fundamental Four" Necessary to Lower Your Blood Pressure. ...

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