Northside Hospital Explains: What is cardiac arrest?￼￼
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 350,000 cardiac arrests happen outside of hospitals each year—and about 7 in 10 of those happen at home. Cardiac arrest refers to any event when the heart stops beating and pumping blood to the rest of the body, though it can result from a heart attack. Cardiac…Read More
5 Foods to Add to Your Diet for Heart Health
We all know cycling is a great way to keep your heart strong. But consistent cardio exercise like bike riding is only a part of what it takes to maintain heart health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one person dies from cardiovascular disease every 34 seconds in the U.S. Lifestyle factors —…Read More
Explained: Why do we experience migraines?￼
Migraines can definitely put a damper on any bike adventure or cut short a big ride. For those of us who experience frequent and debilitating migraines, a routine bike ride can sometimes feel like big risk.
If you’re curious as to why we get migraines and how we might better predict or prevent them, keep reading.
Skin Cancer Awareness for Cyclists
No matter what cyclists wear for protection from the sun, whether it’s cycling clothing or sunscreen, all cyclists should know the basics of skin cancer prevention and awareness.Read More