Categories for Heart disease

Why is exercise so important?

October 12, 2012 10:40 pm It is important to exercise for at least 150 minutes per week – preferably for an hour a day! As we become more tied to our desks, chairs and lounges, and spend more time using computers, our physical activity is reducing. We can develop the office workers body: hunched shoulders no muscle mass a “greyed… View Article

Better to be a fit fatty or an unfit skinny?

April 11, 2012 7:30 am Why do we do the exercise stress test at Executive Medicine? As many of you know, it is NOT a great test for blocked arteries – a CT angiogram is a better test for this. However we still do the stress test as a measure of fitness to check for arrhythmias and blood pressure response… View Article

Introducing the V-Scan handheld ultrasound

March 1, 2012 8:02 am V-Scan Demonstration Video Hi. I’m John Cummins. The purpose of this video is to demonstrate to you the ultrasound technology that we use here at Executive Medicine. I first found out about this reading in cardiology journals about the power of this little handheld device. Transcript of Introducing the VScan Video What intrigued me as… View Article