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Hypertension-A silent killer-By Dr.Deepti M

The increased pressure of the blood in the blood vessels is called hypertension. Nowadays, there are millions of people throughout the world, who are becoming the victims of this dreadful disease. Yet, they are unaware of the serious implications that this condition poses on their health. Sometimes, people are also not aware, that they have hypertension. In majority of the …

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Mitral stenosis: A terrible heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

It’s a frightening truth that innumerable people across the globe are becoming victims of heart diseases, day by day. Mitral stenosis is a kind of heart disease, which affects plethora of people, belonging to different geographical area, ethnicities, races, and cultures, etc. Mitral stenosis is the disease inflicting the mitral or bicuspid valve of the heart. Our heart is made …

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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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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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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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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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Basics of Angina Pectoris (Chest Pain)-By Edterchelle Soriano

Angina Pectoris is the medical condition that refers to chest pain. It is due to the insufficient amount of oxygen supply to the heart. The accumulated fatty plaques or blood clots that obstruct the coronary artery (artery that supplies blood to the heart) are the main reasons for the occurrence of this condition. Below are the important facts of angina …

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Best Foods for the Heart-By Edterchelle Soriano

We all know that the heart serves as the main core of the body. It is because the heart pumps the blood to all vital organs. This simply tells us that the brain can’t function or the kidney can’t perform normally without blood and oxygen supply. The heart is considered as a highly-vascular organ and it is very critical if …

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Mitral stenosis: A terrible heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

It’s a frightening truth that innumerable people across the globe are becoming victims of heart diseases, day by day. Mitral stenosis is a kind of heart disease, which affects plethora of people, belonging to different geographical area, ethnicities, races, and cultures, etc. Mitral stenosis is the disease inflicting the mitral or bicuspid valve of the heart. Our heart is made …

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Warning symptoms of heart failure:By Dr.Deepti M

Heart failure is a very dreadful condition. It might occur as a result of many heart diseases, which have adverse implications on the heart. It has a plethora of symptoms, depending on whether the right side of the heart is inflicted or the left side of the heart is inflicted, by the heart failure. Excessive sweating: Excessive sweating is the …

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Infective endocarditis: Distressing heart disease By Dr.Deepti M

More and more people throughout the world are becoming the victims of heart diseases. This alarming increase of the heart diseases has many contributory factors. Infective endocarditis is yet another very common and important heart disease, which we need to know about. Endocarditis is the inflammation or swelling of the inner tissues of the heart. Infective endocarditis is the endocarditis, …

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Coarctation of Aorta: An infant heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

General belief of the people is that, only the adults and that too people with unhealthy lifestyle and food habits, become prone to heart diseases. But, there are some heart diseases, which are seen among the infants. They are called the congenital heart diseases. They are present in the infants since the time of birth. Coarctation of aorta also belongs …

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Rheumatic fever-A dreadful heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

Rheumatic fever is affecting many people throughout the world, yet many people are not aware about this disease. Generally, people think that this is some sort of fever, by looking at its name, but this is one of the most important conditions related to the heart. Rheumatic fever is a type of hypersensitivity reaction. Hypersensitivity is the abnormal or excessive …

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