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Cardiologists Millsboro DE

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Dr. Habib Bolourchi
(302) 645-7671
18958 Coastal Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Business
Henlopen Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Prevention Of Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes.
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Medicare, Medicaid, Amerihealth, Aetna U.S. Healthcare, Alliance Pro, Principal Health Care of Delaware Inc, Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Delaware, Delmarva Health Plan, Diamond State, 1st Health, Humana, Tricare, Alliance / Mamsi / Optimum Choice, Physici
Medicare Accepted: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Beebe Medical Center
Residency Training: Internal Medicine Residency, Sinai Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Medical School: Faculty of Medicine, University of Tehran, Iran, 1972
Additional Information
Member Organizations: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY (FELLOW), AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS (FELLOW)
Languages Spoken: English

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Georges A Dahr
(302) 945-9730
32711 Long Neck Rd
Millsboro, DE
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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John T Dawson, MD, FACC
(302) 644-7707
218 W Cape Shores Dr
Lewes, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Bhaskar Sitaram Palekar, MD
(302) 645-1805
PO Box 503
Lewes, DE
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: L T M Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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Mudiwa Munyikwa
(302) 645-7050
750 Kings Hwy
Lewes, DE
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Dr.Georges Dahr
(302) 856-4092
26744 John J Williams Hwy, Suite 5
Millsboro, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Samer Kottiech Al Safadi, MD
298 Lakeside Dr
Lewes, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Zulia, Esc De Med, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ehtasham A Qureshi
(302) 644-7676
33664 Bayview Medical Drive
Lewes, DE
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Ali Delbakhsh, MD
(302) 645-1233
17486 Taramino Pl
Lewes, DE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Rajinder Prasad
(302) 644-7676
33664 Unit 1, Bayview Medical Center
Lewes, DE
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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HEART RATE MONITORS

 



CONTENTS

  • Basic cardiovascular physiology
  • Pros and cons of using a heart rate monitor
  • Definitions
  • Calculating your maximum heart rate
  • Heart rate training zones
  • Training tips using a heart rate monitor
  • Resting heart rate
  • An opposing opinion The Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) is touted by many cyclists and trainers as the most significant training advance in the last ten years. Although many coaches refuse to work with an athlete without the physiologic training information it provides, HRMs have their detractors. And that small backlash is slowly growing. An alternative to a HRM, not quite as technical and rigid, uses perceived effort as a measure of your level of exertion.

    BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

    First, let's review the basic physiology of the circulatory system asking ourselves the question "What does the heart rate really indicate?" The components of the cardiovascular system are:
    • the heart (the pump)
    • the arteries (a distribution system)
    • the capillaries (the exchange system where gases, nutrients, and other chemical compounds move to and from surrounding tissue
    • the veins (which are the return circuit) With every heart beat (contraction of the heart pump), a certain amount of blood (stroke volume) is pushed through the system. The contraction frequency of the heart is the heart rate (HR). The amount of blood moved to the cells of the body every minute is the product of the heart rate and stroke volume (HR x strove volume).

      With physical activity (exercise) more oxygen is required by the muscle cells, and the circulatory system responds by increasing the heart rate (and the cardiac output). With aerobic training, the actual amount of blood pumped per heart beat (stroke volume) increases and the efficiency of the exchange process at the capillary level improves. The result is a lower heart rate for any level of physical activity in the trained versus the untrained individual. Thus aerobic training benefits include:

      • a lower resting heart rate
      • a lower heart rate for a specific level of exertion
      • an increased exercise capacity at an individual's maximum heart rate. The training effect results when the heart muscle is "stressed" by an increase in cardiac output (just as muscles in the arms and legs respond to the stress of lifting free weights). As the cardiac output is directly proportional to the heart rate, a heart rate monitor (HRM) can be used to structure and monitor an aerobic training program. (For additional background see Basic Exercise Physiology - the cardiac system.)

        Let's look at the pros and cons on the use of a HRM.

        PROS AND CONS

        The ADVANTAGES of a HRM include its use:

        • as a motivational tool - like a coach ; brings objectivity to a training program.
        • to teach beginners to read their bodies and avoid anaerobic overtraining.
        • to aid in doling out energy during time trialing or climbing, saving some for the final effort.
        • to analyze ra...

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