Blogs door Dr. Ruud van Langeveld

28 Nov 2018

Why not everybody with a broken heart survives

Why not everybody with a broken heart survives

Perhaps you’ve heard or read about it before: partners in a couple that die shortly after one another, after having been married 50, 60 or perhaps even 70 years. Does something like broken-heart syndrome exist?

26 Nov 2018

The reason you don’t burn much fat by exercising

The reason you don’t burn much fat by exercising

You may think that exercising more means burning more fat. But there’s actually a lot more to it than this. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr. Ruud van Langeveld, explains the role your breathing plays in burning fat.

19 Nov 2018

How many calories can you actually burn?

How many calories can you actually burn?

We all know the amount of calories a person burns when they are at rest. However, this is not always realistic because everybody moves, even if it’s just a little bit. In this blog you can read how to calculate the actual amount of calories you burn.

08 Oct 2018

Exercise doesn’t make sense for controlling your weight – here’s why

Exercise doesn’t make sense for controlling your weight – here’s why

Exercising alone doesn’t really help you lose much weight. In fact, the number of calories you burn from it is actually quite disappointing. How did this blind spot in our thinking come about?

01 Oct 2018

This many calories you burn while resting

You burn this many calories at rest

When you move, you burn calories. This also applies when you are resting. How many calories you burn, differs per person. Cardiologist and Tsuru expert Drs. Ruud van Langeveld explains in this blog how you can calculate this.

24 Sep 2018

What is better: 10 minutes walking or 10,000 steps?

What is better: 10 minutes walking or 10,000 steps?

With a pedometer it is easy to keep track of the number of steps you take in a day. This way you can exactly see whether you have reached the norm of 10,000 steps. But where does this norm come from, and is a brisk walk for 10 minutes better?

22 Aug 2018

Tsuru video – Do side-sleepers have more heart rhythm disturbance problems?

Tsuru video – Do side-sleepers have more heart rhythm disturbance problems?

Recently, it was reported in the news that side-sleepers more often suffer from heart rhythm disorders. But: is it really true? In this vlog, Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what is known so far about this research.

20 Aug 2018

The difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol

The difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol

Elevated cholesterol levels can indicate a risk for your heart and blood vessels. Read this blog by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld for more information.

15 Aug 2018

The role of cholesterol

The role of cholesterol

Cholesterol is like ear wax. It sticks and stays on the walls of a cavity, however not in the ear but in the blood vessels. But while ear wax lubricates the ears, cholesterol is different.