Latest Trends about Heart Diseases

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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Cholesterol: Is Our Heart In Danger?

What is cholesterol -it is a waxy steroid of fat produced in liver or intestine, used for the synthesis of hormones and cell membranes and transported in the blood plasma of all mammals. Cholesterol is a very important structural component of plasma membrane of mammals required for maintaining proper membrane permeability and fluidity. It is also an essential agent required …

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4 Heart Failure Problems

Among the reasons the main four reasons for heart failure are high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, and valveular heart disease. The result is the heart becomes unable to effectively pump blood to the body. Long-term high blood pressure (hypertension), if left untreated, can lead to the heart becoming enlarged, which can cause this condition. Medication and dietary changes …

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Understanding Child Heart Disease

Heart disease is a disorder, which affect the proper functioning of the heart. Child heart disease is common affecting many newborn and older children. This article examines the various child heart diseases and their treatment. Congenital Heart Disease Heart disease is a serious ailment and often leads to premature death. Many children can also suffer from heart disease. Child heart …

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Facts About Heart Disease You Need To Know

Basically, heart disease is a disorder affecting the ability of the heart to function normally. There are many forms of heart disease of varied etiology. The most widespread form of heart disease is high cholesterol. In the initial stages of the disease, lesions and cracks will form in the walls of blood vessel walls, usually close to the heart itself. …

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