Falling in Love…with Exercise

February 12, 2020

two skeletons gazing at each other

Happy Valentine’s Day

I ulna want to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day.

Did you know that when you are born you have about 300 bones and as an adult you have about 206? That’s because your bones fuse together as you develop and grow. Your arm has three bones: the humerus, radius, and ulna. Learn more about your bones, joints, and muscles.

Image: (History of Medicine)

Heart Health Tests

Heart diseases are the number one killer in the U.S. and a major cause of disability. Early diagnosis and treatment of heart disease is important for better outcomes. There are several different types of heart health tests. Your doctor will decide which test or tests you need, based on your symptoms (if any), risk factors, and medical history.

Falling in Love…with Exercise

For some of us, learning to love to exercise is a challenge. You know exercise can help improve your health, relieve stress, and boost your mood. But you may still struggle to get regular exercise. Try these tips to help you find an activity you enjoy and help you stay motivated.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you experience a cardiac event, your doctor will likely prescribe a cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) plan. This is a medically supervised program where a team of specialists create a plan of exercise and education to help you return to an active life, and to reduce the risk of further heart problems. Learn more about cardiac rehabilitation programs.

Rose Hip

Found within the traditional Valentine’s Day gift of a dozen roses, rose hip is the round portion of the flower just below the petals and contains the seeds of the rose plant. Dried rose hip and the seeds are used together to make medicine, in manufacturing, and in foods. Find out about rose hip’s effectiveness and interactions with other medications and foods.

Winter Crisp

This Winter Crisp is a heart-healthy sweet treat for your Valentine.