Vishal Gupta, MD, PhD trained as a medical resident in the department of internal medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City. He also performed fellowships at Columbia University in Gastroenterology and Harvard Medical School in Gerontology and earned a PhD in colon cancer at the University of South Carolina.

To reduce stress and protect your heart, give yourself a 20 minute “time out” to slow down and rejuvenate. Relax your muscles with yoga stretches, deep breathing, or meditation.