Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
The most important step in surviving a heart attack is to recognize when you might be having one. Here is what to look for, and what to do about it.
How do lipid levels react to an aerobic exercise training?
You may have it wrong if you think alcohol is good for your heart. That only applies if you follow low-risk drinking guidelines. Moderate to high risk drinking causes nothing but heart problems and many other diseases. Bad things happen to nice people.
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Many women don't realize that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Signs of heart attacks specific to women include pain in the back or jaw, nausea, throwing up and feeling out of breath. Women over 55 whose family members developed heart disease early in life are particularly at ri
What effects will the release of the Edwards Sapien transcatheter aortic valve system and increasing availability of TAVR have?
Sodium is an essential electrolyte that keeps the body functioning properly.In as much as sodium is of importance, many of us take in far more of this substance than we need which is ultimately damaging to our health.The idea that excessive salt consumption is the cause of primary high blood pressur
Jonathan Halperin, MD, and Henry Black, MD, discuss aspirin, and the newer antiplatelets and how they should be used.
In the midst of this uncertainty, how should primary care physicians manage their patients at high-risk of heart disease who are also on COX-2 inhibitor therapy?
When you have high blood pressure symptoms, chances are you are scrambling for ways to get yourself healthy. High blood pressure is a silent killer because it slowly creeps into your body and will eventually render you helpless.
In his video commentary Dr Black discusses the long-term results with coffee from the Health Professionals Study and the Nurses Health Study -- good news, but why? The caffeine? The antioxidants?
Okay, you got your recent blood test report and you are not very happy with the cholesterol content in your body. You know you have to bring it down but are not sure about what to do to reduce cholesterol. Well, don't worry! Reducing cholesterol levels in your body will not be a herculean task