Snow Shoveling Injuries

Some activities such as snow shoveling, walking through heavy wet snow or in a snow drift, downhill and cross country skiing, snow-boarding, can strain the heart enough to cause a heart attack.¬†Snow shoveling can be more strenuous than exercising full throttle on a treadmill. While this may not be a problem if an individual is […]

Tests for Pulmonary Hypertension – Part 2

Pulmonary hypertension could be caused or worsened by many medical conditions. So a long list of blood tests are required during the initial evaluation of patients suspected of having pulmonary hypertension, and subsequently and on a regular basis after the diagnosis is made. Listed here are some of the more common tests: CBC (Complete Blood […]