Why Is Cardiorespiratory Fitness Crucial?

A woman breathing in open air

The extent of the capacity of the circulatory and respiratory systems to provide oxygen to skeletal muscle mitochondria for energy synthesis during physical activity is referred to as cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF). CRF is a powerful, independent predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality in persons with a low or unhealthy CRF. Cardiorespiratory endurance is … Read more

Hemorrhagic Stroke VS Ischemic Stroke

A stroke is a healthcare emergency that requires immediate attention

A stroke is a medical disease in which blood flow to the brain is disrupted. The brain begins to stop responding within minutes without the oxygen and nutrients carried by blood cells. This can result in problems such as brain damage, incapacity, or death. A stroke has its effects on the brain and mind extensively; … Read more

Congestive Heart Failure: Causes, Treatments & Prevention

a woman holding a man undergoing heart attack

What is Congestive Heart Failure? Congestive heart failure(CHF) is a chronic condition affecting the heart’s pumping power (the heart does not pump blood as it should). It is commonly known as heart failure because, in this condition, the heart fails to pump blood efficiently. Coronary heart diseases or high blood pressure generally contribute to the … Read more