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What You Need to Know about Heart Failure

Heart failure is a cardiac condition in which the heart is no longer able to function sufficiently to meet the body’s needs. Because heart failure can be produced by many different kinds of cardiac disease, it is among the most common of cardiac problems. Patients with heart failure often suffer from shortness of breath and fatigue, and have difficulty with …

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Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaques(a fatty deposit on an artery wall in atherosclerosis ) build up in the walls of the coronary arteries (the vessels that supply blood to the heart muscle). These deposits can gradually block the artery, or they can suddenly rupture, causing a more acute obstruction. Basically, the heart muscle requires a continuous supply of oxygen and …

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Cardiology-Five tips for choosing a hospital

People are faced with many purchasing choices every day. From cars to restaurant meals, informed consumers often take the opportunity to research their options before making a decision to buy the item that best fits their needs. So why don’t people with Heart Diseases apply the same rigor when choosing a hospital? Like any other product or service, all hospital care …

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Heart Disease -Vascular

Vascular Heart Disease –  has the potential of being reversed in some cases and can take on different and specific disorders in the body. PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) is a form of vascular disease that affects the body’s blood vessels or coronary arteries. The peripheral arteries are those outside of the heart and these arteries can accumulate deposits of fat and …

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Coronary Heart Disease And Pregnancy

Coronary heart disease, is the narrowing blockage of the coronary artery, a large blood vessel that supplies blood to the heart. This narrowing is caused by fatty deposits in the artery itself and is the leading cause of heart attacks.. Cardiac disease of all types is, indirectly, the leading cause of maternal death. The risk of developing coronary heart disease …

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About Heart Disease

Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest? Statistics shows that several thousands of people die daily of heart disease globally. One need to know about the difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest, the leading causes of heart-related deaths. Perhaps it’s a good idea for all of us to educate ourselves of these diseases. When the heart is in a really bad …

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Bad And Good Cholesterol

Wide advertisements in magazines that are published and shown on television, you may be touched to see at least one related to cholesterol. You’ve probably seen many that deal with drugs to reduce LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol and HDL (high density lipoprotein), among others. With so much information, you probably have wondered what does it all mean. And although it seems that …

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Cardiologist

Looking for a cardiologist who will offer the best results is essential if you are experiencing any problems with your heart. These doctors are trained to understand how the heart works, and they are able to diagnose problems and find solutions. With the latest forms of technology, these doctors have state of the art equipment. This equipment is ideal for …

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How To Avoid A Heart Attack

Coronary artery is the main blood vessel that supplies the heart muscles with blood, nutrients and oxygen for functioning. When fat droplets contained in the blood deposits on the walls of the coronary artery over an extended period of time this can cause the artery to narrow or constrict. If constriction results the individual can experience pain or an unbearable …

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Too Much Salt, Not Enough Potassium – Risk of Heart Disease

Recent research involving people have found that higher sodium intake was associated with increased mortality from cardiovascular disease. At the same time, higher potassium intake was associated with lower mortality risk. Most likely elevated blood pressure related to high sodium intake is one of the reasons for this increase in heart disease. High blood pressure increases the risk of heart …

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Heart Failure

Heart failure does not mean the heart has ceased working but it means that the heart’s pumping power is abnormal. With heart failure, blood moves through the heart and body at a slower rate, and pressure in the heart increases. As a result, the heart cannot pump enough oxygen and nutrients to meet the body’s needs. The chambers of the heart respond …

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Types of Heart Failure

There are 3 main categories of heart failure — dilated cardiomyopathy (cardiomyopathy is a term that means heart muscle disease), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and diastolic dysfunction. Once you are sure which category of heart failure you have, you can read below to learn more about your condition. Dilated cardiomyopathy is the most common variety of heart failure; most people who are told …

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ElectroCardioGram

ECG (electrocardiogram) is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heart. The heart is a muscular organ that beats in rhythm to pump the blood throughout the whole body. The signals that make the heart’s muscle fibres contract come from the sinoatrial node, which is the natural pacemaker of the heart. In an ECG test, the electrical impulses …

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