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Local Cardiologist disputes study linking marijuana to heart attack , stroke
A recent study drawing attention nationwide warns that using marijuana can increase your chances of a stroke and heart failure. Dr. Frank Smart, Chief of Cardiology at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, is taking issue with the study. He says it was presented as part of an abstract at the ...
Experts: Have sex three times a week to be happier overall
having regular sex could actually save your life. "Being sexual up to three times a week can decrease your chance of heart attack and stroke - in men - by over fifty percent." The New Orleans sex therapist, however, says the biggest benefits
Arrested in Houma drug case, Texas man dies in hospital
being arrested in a Houma cocaine case and suffering a heart attack . Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says 53 ..... residents arrested Feb. 17. He said Hinojosa had a heart attack the same day. Larpenter said Thursday that Hinojosa
Super Bowl Sunday is also heart attack Sunday
Anything that raises our blood pressure, that makes us anxious, that causes an emotional situation can trigger a heart attack , potentially," says LSU Health Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Murtuza Ali. He says the roller coaster ride of
Doctors say you really can die from a broken heart
them. It can increase the risk of having a heart attack and can actually cause a heart attack even if you don't have any blocked arteries ..... stressful times, which can increase the risk for a heart attack . He says it's best for people to try to
Doctors warn of Holiday Heart Syndrome
rapidly and irregularly and can result in complications including stroke, a weakened heart, congestive heart failure or heart attack . During atrial fibrillation, the upper chambers of the heart quiver instead of contracting. A study of 53 million
Governor's top budget adviser Dardenne suffers heart attack
Gov. John Bel Edwards' top budget architect spent the weekend in the hospital after suffering a heart attack . Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne was discharged Monday, according to spokesman Cody Wells. In a statement, Dardenne