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Doctor: Your heart is actually capable of breaking

first_img Facebook Pinterest (“stethoscope” by PROjasleen_kaur, CC BY-SA 2.0) Valentine’s Day is coming up, so be warned: your heart is actually capable of breaking.Stress-induced cardiomyopathy, or Broken Heart Syndrome, is a “stress hormone response that causes reduced heart function and heart failure”, says IU Health cardiologist Dr. Kyle Frick.According to Dr. Frick, Broken Heart Syndrome is typically brought on by intense emotional or physical stressors.“Any intense emotional or physical stressor, so the loss of a loved one, even something like winning the lottery, those things can produce a surge in adrenaline which can cause Broken Heart Syndrome,” Dr. Frick said. “Also things we see in the hospital, like a big surgery, or being sick.”Typically, about 1 to 2 percent of people who come to the Emergency Room with heart attack symptoms will have Broken Heart Syndrome, says Dr. Frick. However, the stress of the pandemic has brought that number up to 7 to 8 percent.He says the existence of Broken Heart Syndrome truly shows that our mental and emotional health is often connected to our physical health — so we should be taking good care of both.“Just trying to overall manage your emotional and physical well-being,” Dr. Frick said. “That means not only diet, exercise, but taking care of your emotional health as well. Doing things that make you happy and keeping you in the right frame of mind.”Overall, Dr. Frick says Broken Heart Syndrome is rare — but if you have symptoms that are new and worrisome, like chest pain or shortness of breath, you should talk to your doctor. By Network Indiana – February 14, 2021 0 229 Google+ IndianaLocalNews Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Previous articleFour people arrested on drug, weapons charges on U.S. 31 near RochesterNext articleBill to help pregnant moms hits speed bump at Indiana Statehouse Network Indiana Google+ Doctor: Your heart is actually capable of breaking Twitter Facebooklast_img read more

SunSquabi Announces 2018 Fall Tour

first_imgSunSquabi is one of the fastest growing live acts on the scene. The Colorado-based trio fuses electronic music with funk, jazz, and more, offering standout, high-octane live performances. Today, the group has announced its schedule for a five-week national tour this fall, which will also feature Late Night Radio, RECESS, and Marvel Years on select dates. Dubbed the Instinct Tour, the tour will also promote SunSquabi’s forthcoming full-length studio album, which features their transformation-inspired trio of tunes, “Caterpillar”, “Chrysalis”, and “Night Moth”.After a number of previously announced festival dates, SunSquabi’s fall tour kicks off on October 4th at Kansas City’s Crossroads KC, where the band will support Umphrey’s McGee, followed up by a headlining date in Chicago on October 6th. The band heads to the Southwest next, stopping at Santa Fe’s legendary art experience, Meow Wolf, on October 12th before hitting Durango, Colorado’s New Animas and Phoenix, Arizona’s Crescent Ballroom the next two nights.A three-night run across Texas spans October 18th to 20th, before the band hits Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; and Live Oak, Florida’s Suwannee Hulaween ahead of Halloween, where the group will perform at Charleston, South Carolina’s Pour House. In the beginning of November, SunSquabi hits Greenville, South Carolina, on the 1st, with performances in Asheville, North Carolina, and Richmond, Virginia, on the 2nd and 3rd. Rounding out their fall tour, the trio has stops planned in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on November 8th and Tulsa, Oklahoma, on November 9th ahead of the tour closing stop at Lincoln, Nebraska’s Bourbon Theatre on November 10th.Tickets for SunSquabi’s upcoming Instinct Tour go on sale this Friday, August 3rd. $1 per ticket sold on the tour will go to the Can’d Aid Foundation keeping music and instruments in the hands of children across America. For more information and for ticketing, head here. SunSquabi Upcoming 2018 Tour DatesAug-2 Darrington, WA Summer MeltdownAug-4 Norridgewock, ME Kind MindAug-17 Pittsboro, NC Big What?Aug-18-19th Belden, CA Wave Spell w/ STS9Aug-24 Madison, WI Live on King StreetAug-25 Philadelphia, PA SENSORIUM FestSep-15 Denver, CO GrandoozySep-20 – 22nd Thornville, OH ResonanceOct-4 Kansas City, MO Crossroads KC w/ Umphrey’s McGeeOct-6 Chicago, IL Concord TheaterOct-12 Santa Fe, NM Meow WolfOct-13 Durango, CO New AnimasOct-14 Phoenix, AZ Crescent BallroomOct-18 Houston, TX Last Concert CafeOct-19 Dallas, TX Deep Ellum Art CoOct-20 Austin, TX MohawkOct-25 Baton Rouge, LA Varsity TheatreOct-26 Birmingham, AL ZydecoOct-28 Live Oak, FL HulaweenOct-31Charleston, SC Pour HouseNov-1 Greenville, SC The FirmamentNov-2 Asheville, NC Asheville Music HallNov-3 Richmond, VA BroadberryNov-8 Fayetteville, AR George’s Majestic LoungeNov-9 Tulsa, OK IDL BallroomNov-10 Lincoln, NE Bourbon TheatreView All Tour Dateslast_img read more

Ogier closes in on title

first_imgSebastien Ogier moved a step closer to defending his World Rally title on Sunday as Volkswagen secured the manufacturers’ title with a podium clean sweep at Rally Australia. It was Ogier’s 22nd career win – his sixth of the season – and extended his advantage over team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala to 51 points with three rounds of the championship remaining. The 30-year-old Frenchman headed into the final day with an 11.8-seconds advantage and won SS16 and SS18 to hold off Latvala by 6.8secs in New South Wales, with Andreas Mikkelsen completing the top three a further 1min 11.2secs adrift. Ogier, who could clinch the crown at his home rally in the Alsace region of France next month, acknowledged his win had not been as comprehensive as he managed last year but said he was just happy to have got the job done. “This year it wasn’t possible to have that. Jari-Matti was strong but today I knew that without mistakes I would be okay,” he said on www.wrc.com. “I tried to stay concentrated, pushing when it was clean and being more cautious in the tricky parts. It wasn’t a big winning margin, but enough to win the rally and another crucial step towards winning the title.” Latvala had held a narrow lead after Saturday morning’s opening loop, but was left to rue his tyre choice on Saturday afternoon when the forecast rain failed to materialise, and appeared resigned to missing out on the title after Ogier’s latest victory. “It has been a great fight, a really great fight. I enjoyed it a lot,” the 29-year-old Finn said. “But of course I am annoyed about Saturday’s wrong tyre choice – that is where I lost it. “Overall, though, a good event – these are the sort of results I need to have if I am going to win the title myself one day.” Norway’s Mikkelsen edged Northern Irishman Kris Meeke (Citroen DS3) for third place, with Finland’s Mikko Hirvonen ( Ford Fiesta RS) fifth and New Zealander Hayden Paddon (Hyundai i20) a career-best sixth. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

SPORT-ASIA-IND-COMMENTS 2 LAST

first_img“We are a team that loves to play aggressive cricket but “We are a team that loves to play aggressive cricket but this pushes us to respect the conditions which will be good going into the WT20. Im glad we restricted them to 85 runs, 100 or 110 runs and the game was on,” Dhoni said. “The fast bowlers did well but even after that we took wickets at regular intervals which is crucial to stop runs in this format. We have to be switched on in the field, that is one department where you can guarantee performance, one run out can take the game away from the opposition,” the Indian captain added. Pakistan rued that his batsmen did not bat according to the situation. “We have played so much cricket, we should have read the pitch, we did not play according to the pitch, if we lose 4-5 batsmen in the first six overs we cant score 140. We had to read the situation, Kohli was an example, and Yuvi,” he said. “It was not 160 pitch, If we had survived the fast bowlers there wasnt much turn on the pitch for their spinners. You could have managed 7-8 runs in an over,” he said. PTI AT ATlast_img read more