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Using a Smartwatch to Track Heart Health

For a vast majority of individuals, there’s not a day that goes by without them connecting to their technological devices, especially smartwatches. One reason people buy and use a smartwatch is to keep better track of their health. There are countless smartwatch apps that help individuals keep/set health-related goals and track their progress. Smartwatches can track steps, track foods/meals, monitor sleep, and much more. These apps can be life-changing because they encourage people to take control of their own health in a fast-paced society. One app, which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has made possible for people to track their own heart health. The electrocardiogram (ECG) app. This app can detect low heart rate and irregular …

Walking with Poles Burns Up to 46% More Calories!

Walking with poles burns 450 calories/hr; walking without poles burns 280 calories/hr

Heart Attack Symptoms may be More Atypical in Women

Dr. Stephen Tann, interventional cardiologist at Carson Tahoe Health, spoke with Reno Gazette-Journal writer, Maggie O’Neil, about the various symptoms women may have during a heart attack. Read the full story below… Women and men can experience different symptoms when it comes to heart attacks, but any chest pain lasting longer than 30 minutes should be taken seriously by both sexes, said Dr. Stephen Tann, an interventional cardiologist at Carson Tahoe Cardiology. However, there are some studies that suggest subtle differences in heart attack symptoms exist between the sexes, with those experienced by women sometimes described as “atypical” particularly when compared with the symptoms experienced by men. “Women are less likely to have the classic heart attack symptoms of crushing …

Am I Having a Heart Attack?

Learn the warning signs, symptoms and treatment of heart attacks from Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Stephen Tann.

Heart Surgery Through the Wrist?

Interventional Cardiologist , Dr. Stephen Tann demonstrates the Radial Approach to stent placement.