Frequent Pot Smokers May Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smoking pot doesn’t do your heart or your brain any favors, a pair of new studies shows. Frequent pot smokers are more than twice as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who don’t partake, the first study found. They’re also more […]

Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some Players

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Video games that guarantee heart-stopping action might come dangerously close to fulfilling that promise in some players. A handful of video gamers have passed out when intense sessions caused their heartbeat to lapse into an irregular rhythm known as an arrhythmia, researchers report. […]

Does Intense Gaming Cause Arrhythmias?

Sep 25, 2019 07:28 AM By Johnny Vatican If you heart skips a beat, best be sure it’s because of love and not a heart arrhythmia. But if you’re playing an intense video game, better not get all that worked up to avoid an arrhythmia and a lethal cardiac arrest or heart attack. A research […]