Heart Condition Articles

PTSD: Why You Should Be Concerned and What You Can Do

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Post-traumatic stress disorder can strike people who have chronic health conditions. Dr. Gary explains why and offers reassuring advice.

Getting Anxious About Getting Anxious? Here’s What You Can Do!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If fear of anxiety leads to more anxiety, Dr. Gary has nine simple ways to break the cycle.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Can I Help You Be More Emotional?

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

If you or your partner has a hard time expressing feelings, Dr. Gary's tips can help.

Chronic Communication at Home: Don’t Say Yes Unless You Mean It!

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how putting sensible limits on your commitments can help protect your health.

The Obesity Paradox: Do Heavy People With Heart Disease Really Live Longer?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Recent findings challenge long-held beliefs. Here's what you should know.

Chronic Communication at Home: The Importance of Shared Meals

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary tells how to use mealtime to enhance togetherness and support between you and your loved ones.

Feeling Normal: How Self-Protective Do I Need to Be?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains six ways to find a healthy balance between pushing yourself too hard and not pushing hard enough.

Do Automated External Defibrillators Really Save Lives?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here's what happens when inexperienced bystanders use this powerful medical tool in a crisis.

Chronic Communication at Work: Don't Be Caught Up in Workplace Negativity

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Venting about your job can take a toll on your health. Dr. Gary tells how to avoid it - and what to do instead.

FDA Warns People With Heart Disease About Antibiotic

By U.S. Food and Drug Administration No Comments

Here's important information for those who are prescribed clarithromycin (also sold under the brand name Biaxin).

Why Some Women's Heart Attacks Go Undiagnosed

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here's what you must know about gender differences in the way heart attack symptoms are treated.

Chronic Communication at Home: How Name-Calling Damages Your Relationship

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

When tempers flare, Dr. Gary names seven ways to avoid saying something you'll regret.

Chronic Communication at Work: Do I Have a Right to Ask for a Raise?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary tells what you can do if health issues make you hesitate to ask for more money.

Chronic Communication at Home: What's Best for Us? A Key to Resolving Conflicts

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to resolve disagreements with your partner in ways that bring you closer together instead of driving you apart.

This Change in Treating Strokes Could Save Your Life

By Kent Peterson No Comments

New guidelines may dramatically reduce the worst consequences of stroke in many cases.

Chronic Communication at Home: Abandonment Fears and How to Cope

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains how to deal with worries that chronic illness will cause one partner to leave the other.