Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
If you are an active woman, you may worry if you start to have heart palpitations or a feeling that your heart is not beating regularly. Perhaps you are exercising when this occurs, or you awake from a sound sleep. It's a disturbing feeling, but in most cases, there is no need for worry. Exercise, s
Aortic valve stenosis is a medical condition where the aortic valve does not open as fully as it should. This restricts blood flow and increases pressures inside the heart. It can be present at birth or it can develop in adulthood. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center,...
Executive function training involves simple strategies to improve self-control, organization, memory and time management. Executive functions are the processes in our brain that control planning, managing tasks, transitioning to different activities and prioritizing. According to the American Academ
Cardiac imaging options are detailed from A to Z in this article, along with expert commentary and review.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is a promising therapy for aortic stenosis in high-risk patients. This echocardiographic study examined changes of myocardial deformation after this procedure.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is necessary for the walls of cells (membranes) to function properly. Cholesterol, which is also known as a fat or a lipid, assists with the production of the hormones testosterone and estrogen among other things. Although your body needs cholesterol to properly
Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term
Begin your meal plans with a designated grocery list, and it will make it much easier to follow a diet of low-cholesterol meals. The abundant selection of fruits and vegetables makes meal planning much easier. There are many tempting recipes available with vegetables as the primary ingredient. Low
Don't keep an 'ACE in the hole'. Use it first. Find out why.
Gender differences are now addressed with the use of specifically tailored guidelines. This article reviews existing evidence-based practice guidelines addressing women and heart disease.
PCI for the treatment of bifurcation lesions is associated with a lower success rate and increased risk of subacute stent thrombosis and restenosis. This study shows an algorithmic treatment approach.