Atrial fibrillation Healthy Living

Alcohol and the risk of atrial fibrillation — it’s different than you may think

Life overflows with choices. And consequences. You can choose to smoke and then not be surprised to die a difficult death from cancer. You can choose to eat more calories than you burn and then buy bigger belts. You can choose to “need” more stuff and then, surely, remain unfulfilled. The more we learn about […]

Atrial fibrillation Cycling Wed Healthy Living

Cycling Wednesday: The most famous organic chemical

On Wednesdays I like to mesh cycling, healthy living and medicine.  In this regard, the conflicts surrounding drinking alcohol work well. What other organic chemical is more debated? Here goes. Let’s start with the cyclists’ view of alcohol.  Mountain-bikers’ love of beer is axiomatic.  Cyclocross riders also fancy beer, this, primarily because they worship all […]