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Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2013’

Prescribed Nutrition and Treatment for People with Heart Failure-By Edterchelle Soriano

Heart failure is a condition which refers to the inability of the heart muscle to pump sufficient blood. Lack of oxygen supply to the heart is one of the causes for heart failure. It is classified as: Right-sided or Left-sided Chronic or Acute Systolic or Diastolic The objective of the treatment is to enhance the pumping action of the heart. …

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Special Considerations for Beta Blockers (Drug for Hypertension)-By Edterchelle Soriano

Beta blocker is one of the most effective pharmaceutical treatments for hypertension. It is commonly prescribed by the medical doctors to people with high blood pressure. Moreover, there are special considerations that they need to understand before taking the drug. This goes with the dosage, route of administration and interaction of the drug to other oral medications taken by the …

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Nutritional Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

A heart-healthy diet is very essential for managing and controlling coronary artery disease (CAD). This specific type of diet can help reduce the progression of atherosclerosis (narrowing of arteries). When incorporated with other heart-healthy activities, it may even help reverse or stop the worsening of the condition. What’s better, a heart-healthy diet can help lower the low density lipoprotein (LDL) …

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Ideal Diet for Preventing Hypertension-By Edterchelle Soriano

The recent modification to the recommended dietary program for hypertension is based on the clinical research made by the National Blood, Heart and Lung Institute. The team had investigated the effects of blood pressure to whole dietary program called Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH). The research found that high blood pressure can be reduced (without controlled sodium intake or …

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Getting the Right Fit for the Heart-By Edterchelle Soriano

Sedentary lifestyle is one of the risk factors that can promote the development of heart diseases. Fortunately, this specific risk factor is something that can be modified or prevented. Through lifestyle modification and management, this can reduce the risk of an individual from getting cardiovascular problem Failure to perform physical activity in a day can increase the chance of the …

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Adult Treatment Panel for Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

The primary objective of treatment for people with coronary artery disease (CAD) is to reduce the serum low density lipoprotein (LDL – bad cholesterol) level. Current clinical studies verify that reducing the LDL also reduced the short-term susceptibility of cardiovascular disease by as much as 40%. It also brings even bigger risk reduction over the period of time. In 2012, …

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Vitamins for Healthy Heart and Vessels-By Edterchelle Soriano

Several studies and researches from around the globe recommend that taking sufficient amount of vitamins B6 (pyridoxine), B12 (cyanocobalamine) and folic acid (folacin) can help maintain healthy blood vessels and heart. Folic Acid, B6 and B12 works in combination to help lower the blood level of homocysteine (a natural form of protein that is broken down in the blood). Scientific …

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Salt Reduction: Low-Sodium Diet for Preventing Hypertension- By Edterchelle Soriano

Only a minimal quantity of sodium occurs naturally in the foods. Most sodium is added to the processed foods through processing. To help everyone reduce their sodium intake, we will provide the following recommendations for their perusal: Reading the labels of the goods Read the labels of the purchased goods for sodium content; Use food products with no added salt …

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Heart Smart: Cut Fats and Cholesterol for Healthy Heart-By Edterchelle Soriano

The most important way to prevent heart diseases is to monitor the type and contents of food that we eat. Checking the nutritional value of every goods we buy at the grocery store can help us to establish the best healthy diet plan. One of the most common substances that can cause the development of heart disease is fats (cholesterol). …

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Sexual Intercourse after Heart Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

One of the most pressing issue concerning after a heart attack is the resumption of sexual intercourse. According to the Center for Cardiovascular Health, there are several people who suffered from heart attack are anxious in engaging to sex. Moreover, most of them are worried of getting the second attack. Other times, they are preoccupied with thoughts of dying. Specialists …

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Guidelines for Assessing Heart Disease Incidence-By Edterchelle Soriano

The American Heart Association (AHA) identified four basic categories for heart diseases. Primarily, it is based on the effectiveness of the pharmaceutical and natural treatment that helps reduce or eliminate the mortality and morbidity rates of heart diseases. People with categories 1 and 2 risk factors can reduce their risk for having heart diseases through preventive measures. These precautionary measures …

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Non-Invasive Diagnostic Tests for Heart Diseases-By Edterchelle Soriano

Physical examination for people with heart diseases is very important. It provides baseline data for medical doctor to properly evaluate the current condition(*health status) of the person. Moreover, it is highly recommended that people ages 40 and above needs to have annual check-up. This is to monitor the overall state of well-being. Disease of the heart is the leading cause …

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