Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
Grief is an emotional cycle in which people deal with loss and illness. Most people go through a grieving process when they lose someone close to them or when they find out that they have an illness or terminal disease. There are seven steps that people go through when they are grieving, which is ca
High blood cholesterol is a condition where your blood actually carries more cholesterol than normal. Often referred to as hypercholesterolemia, this elevated level of cholesterol can place you at a higher risk of developing atherosclerosis, which is the accumulation of fatty deposits along the arte
A routine heart rate check-up done with the use of an updated heart rate monitor helps in monitoring the wellness and condition of the heart. Heart rate monitors serve as measurement units that can give an idea of how strong the heart muscles are. The heart rate monitor measures the number of beats
Do antiarrhythmic medications used at the time of ablation affect procedural outcomes?
Diagnostic cardiology has improved with use of multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) and echocardiography advancements. How do these methods compare in accurately assessing left ventricular volumes?
A 51-year-old woman get a pacemaker replacement and 10 days later complains of asthenia, dyspnea, and presyncope.
PurposeHealthy eating and exercise are your first defense against high cholesterol. When they fail, a variety of medications are available. The purpose of the medications is to decrease your LDL (the "bad" cholesterol) and your triglycerides and increase your HDL or "good" cholesterol....
After a stroke, you may not feel temperature, touch, pain, or sharpness on your affected side. You may have:Feelings of heaviness, numbness, tingling, or prickling or greater sensitivity on the affected side.No sense of how your muscles and joints are operating together, which may affect your ...
Study found a third of older patients died within two years of procedure
Hemorrhoids can happen to anyone at any time. Both painful and embarrassing, hemorrhoids can make bathroom visits especially unpleasant. The best type of treatment largely depends on the type of hemorrhoid, and varies on a case-by-case basis. Read on to learn more about the best hemorrhoid treatme
When the body lacks proper blood flow it will usually react in some way, creating visible symptoms of a problem. With mitral valve prolapse, it is possible to have the condition and experience no symptoms, but when mitral valve prolapse decides to create symptoms they are very difficult to miss.
Physicians prescribe calcium channel blockers to treat high blood pressure, angina pectoris (chest pain caused by lack of blood flow to the heart,) and abnormal heart rhythms. Calcium channel blockers slow the absorption of calcium into the heart and blood vessel cells, which makes the vessels relax