Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
While some people are going to need medication to control high cholesterol levels, there are other options. Some people will be able to keep cholesterol levels at a reasonable level through some simple lifestyle choices. Even those taking medications will produce health benefits by implementing thes
Sometimes events in your life lead you down one way streets that you can find very difficult to escape from. Such is the case with my wife Jane. Some years ago, she was involved in a head on collision with a truck, caused by a hit-and-run driver, and spent months in hospital. Since then, her regular
Angioplasty, stenting and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are the three most common types of coronary artery surgery. All are designed to restore unrestricted blood flow to the heart and carry some risk. Heart attack or stroke, during or immediately after a procedure, is always a risk.
For years it was thought that taking vitamins B, C and E would help prevent heart disease. But now, after some recent research, it has been determined that those supplements don't really do whole lot to prevent heart disease. We do, however, have a list of supplements that can help prevent hear
What factors make outpatient cardiac rehab less potent in the UK?
Health and fitness is the hottest topic for all. The reason is that everyone is suffering from stress and this is the biggest point of concern for the health care experts. Obesity is on the increase and has been found to be the sole reason for many life threatening ailments. Doctors and fitness expe
Adults whose blood pressure is over 140/90 mm Hg are afflicted with hypertension and are more likely to have strokes and heart disease. It is advisable that those afflicted with this condition see their doctors immediately and start planning on how best to manage their high blood pressure.
Heart disease can be compared to that of a serial killer on the loose. This disease comes in many forms, one of which is the blockage of the coronary arteries. The coronary arteries are the blood vessels responsible for supplying blood to the heart. Coronary artery blockage is the major reason peopl
This article reviews the management and medical treatment of acute heart failure, focusing on the emerging role of levosimendan, an inotropic drug with a dual mechanism of action.
Hospice, Opiates, and Acute Care Service Use Among the Elderly Before Death From Heart Failure or Ca
End-of-life care for patients with heart failure may be improved by taking a page out of the oncology textbooks and adding more community-based hospice options
For most people it is no easy task to keep daily cholesterol intake in a healthy range and for that matter resist that last minute temptation that can ruin a whole day of dietary discipline. I faced one of these challenges myself a few days ago and would enjoy sharing with you if you have a couple o
Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary
Are covered stents a promising tool for the treatment of complex aortic coarctation?
Oatmeal has made its mark on the Health World playing field as a cholesterol buster. Join the "movement toward better overall health.This simple ingredient is so versitale if you really think about it and it is wonderful for your body. While other foods that get a bad rap for the production of