Reinventing My Life After Cardiac Arrest

BY RAND LEEB-DU TOIT

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It was an ordinary Sunday evening in February and I’d gone to bed early so that I’d be fresh for an international business flight the next morning. I woke up feeling awful and tried to get to the bathroom. The next moment my wife and son were rousing me from where I’d collapsed. My heart was in ventricular tachycardia and I had suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. I was conscious, but still experiencing a life-threatening situation with my heart beating at over 200 beats per minute.

Rand's complete CPR recovery story.

Loosing Weight-A Primer

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The formula for weight loss is neither secret nor mysterious — more calories burned than consumed. But if losing weight were as simple as that, then two-thirds of Americans wouldn’t be overweight or obese.

Details and helpful information.

Can statins help prevent brain aneurysms from rupturing?

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People who learn they have an unruptured brain aneurysm typically have two options: surgery or watch and wait. Researchers hope to add a third alternative — drugs to lower the odds of the aneurysm rupturing.

Learn more about how statins can impact your recovery
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