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Dad’s Experience with Heart Disease & Stress

By |2016-11-20T07:53:44-05:00September 18th, 2011|Categories: Health, Medication|Tags: , , , , |

For this blog post, I'm turning the reins over to my dad. He's going to share his story of having heart disease, and how stress was a contributing factor to his illness. Claude Moulton Esq. writes: Quite unexpectedly at age 50 I was diagnosed with coronary artery disease. I had no symptoms of which I was [...]

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Children and teens on stimulants report more heart-related symptoms

By |2016-11-20T07:53:50-05:00December 17th, 2007|Categories: ADHD, Medication|Tags: , |

So I read the headline on msnbc.com - "ADHD drugs may boost ER visits". And I immediately wonder what the story is really about. The medical data of over 50,000 children was reviewed to see if there were more heart-related symptoms reported, such as a rapid heartbeat. Children who used stimulants were 20% more likely to [...]

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