Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
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There are two types of cholesterol: HDL, known as the good kind, and LDL. Having high levels of LDL cholesterol is a very serious issue. One of the most common ways to combat it is with prescription drugs. But there are a lot of other effective ways to bring it down that can be done in conjunction w
Is there a correlation between echocardiographic and biological markers of elevated LV filling pressures in elderly patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis?
Low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, is the main carrier of cholesterol in the bloodstream. If you have too much LDL in your system, you stand a greater chance of having cholesterol build up in the arteries that supply your heart and brain with blood. That's why LDL is known as the "bad...
Cholesterol forms every cell of the body and is important in the formation of cell membranes and hormones. Normal levels of good cholesterol (HDL) are between 50 and 60 milligrams for women and between 40 and 50 milligrams for men. Good cholesterol is essential for cell building and repair, while ai
Review the relationship between depression, treatment adherence, and social support in patients with CHF.
Learning about foods that can help lower your cholesterol could make a difference in the long run, possibly preventing heart attacks. A poor diet often results in dangerously high cholesterol. Dietitians and physicians have put together a number of dietary plans and menus over the years designed to
One of the primary measures of health used by practitioners is a patient's vital signs. Vital signs include temperature, blood pressure, respiration and pulse. Pulse can be measured by several different methods, including the radial pulse (the pulse taken on your wrist) and apical pulse (taken ne
A pulse oximeter measures a person's pulse (heart rate) and the amount of oxygen in his blood (saturation). A typical reading might be a pulse of 68 beats per minute and an oxygen saturation of 97 percent. Pulse oximeters are simple to use electronic devices with a sensor that clips onto a fingertip
This study investigated a possible correlation between carotid intima-media thickness and LV function, assessed using strain echocardiography, in patients with coronary artery disease.
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, or bleeding Stokes, may be preventable though lifestyle changes.
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According to the American Heart Association, 16.5 million people in the United States currently have coronary artery disease (the damage or blockage of blood vessels that feed the heart). The Centers for Disease Control reports that 28 percent of all fatalities are a result of heart disease, making