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Preventive Measures for Heart Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Heart Attack or medically known as Myocardial Infarction is a condition that is caused by low oxygen supply to the heart. The term “Myo” which means muscle and “Cardiac” for heart suffers from great deal of insufficient blood and oxygen supply from the coronary arteries.[relating to the heart (Greek kardia, ‘heart’)] Eventually, this condition can be fatal because it causes …

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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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Benefits of Aspirin for Treating Heart Diseases-By Edterchelle Soriano

Aspirin is a drug used to treat myocardial infarction. It belongs to NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) which works to minimize the inflammation and pain. Recently, this drug is used to prevent and treat heart diseases. Diseases of the heart which includes CVA (Stroke), peripheral artery disease (Insufficient blood supply to the lower extremities such as leg), and MI (Heart Attack) …

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A Close Look at Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

To keep itself going, the heart depends on 2 thick main arteries. These arteries branches from the aorta that delivers clean oxygenated blood to both left and right side of the heart. The left coronary artery is bigger than the right one. It is divided into two vessels. The latter itself is commonly known as artery of sudden death, since …

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5 Common Forms of Heart Diseases-By Edterchelle Soriano

Disease of the heart is the leading cause of mortality in America. However, there are several cases (forms) of heart diseases that lead to fatality. It does not only affect the elder and obese people but it can strike everyone. Neonates die from congenital heart disease, teenager, adult men and women are at risk of developing other heart diseases, as …

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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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Rehabilitative Care after Heart Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

People who suffered from Myocardial Infarction (heart attack) require long process for recovery. This will influence greater changes in their life. They need to understand the situation because it affects their eating pattern, activities, drug regimens and intervals of consultation. Moreover, rehabilitative care after myocardial infarction provides emphasis on health plan that can reduce their risk from getting another attack …

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Preventive Measures for Heart Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Heart Attack or medically known as Myocardial Infarction is a condition that is caused by low oxygen supply to the heart. The term “Myo” which means muscle and “Cardiac” for heart suffers from great deal of insufficient blood and oxygen supply from the coronary arteries.[relating to the heart (Greek kardia, ‘heart’)] Eventually, this condition can be fatal because it causes …

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Heart Disease and Its Causes-By Penny Stump

Millions of people around the world suffer with heart disease. Some people are more likely than others to get heart disease, while others have a lower chance of getting it. What are the causes of heart disease? Can you prevent it from occurring to you? As a rule, there are many people who are likely to get it. Heredity does …

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Chest Pain Treatment

Angina or chest pain happens because the heart is not receiving enough oxygen. The pain is normally in the chest and may also be felt in the shoulder, arm, or jaw. Not all chest pain is angina and it may be difficult to determine the cause of chest pain. The treatment for angina depends on the severity of the symptoms and the results …

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Heart Disease Prevention

Heart disease Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death globally.Coronary heart disease is the most common type. General,risk factors include high cholesterol, being overweight, and high blood pressure. It normally takes years for symptoms to appear in many cases, the initial symptom is usually a sudden heart attack. While there is no cure but research is ongoing, the condition …

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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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About An ECG

ElectroCardioGram or ECG 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 through the 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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