How to Make Your Heart Lucky on Saint Patrick’s Day

The traditional corned beef, soda bread, and beer characteristic of Saint Patrick’s Day cuisine does not make your heart feel very lucky. This traditional meal contains high levels of fat, salt, and cholesterol—not to mention alcohol. The alcohol increases the risk of Holiday Heart Syndrome, the term generally applied to describe irregular heart rhythms that […]

4 Ways to Avoid Holiday Heart Syndrome

The holidays can often be a time of excess: rich foods, elegant desserts, and an abundance of holiday drinks. If this isn’t how you usually eat—and we hope it isn’t—such indulgence can be damaging to your heart. Holiday Heart Syndrome is the term used by some doctors to describe the adverse effects caused by unrestrained […]