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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How Can I Prevent Further Heart Damage?

As with any chronic illness, heart failure is best controlled by early diagnosis and prevention. Sometimes, the cause of heart failure is idiopathic (another name for “cause unknown”), but in many cases, lifestyle is a major factor. One additional note: Claims that women are less vulnerable to heart failure than men are untrue. Heart failure affects women and men equally, …

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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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Secret Killer Of Cardiology

Mostly people think aneurysm as an instant killer or something that cannot be detected or prevented, and while it is true that many die of brain aneurysms each year, there are couple other kinds that cardiology professional see that are silent killers. Aortic aneurysms, both thoracic and abdominal can be detected, watched, and operated on for a life-saving effect; the …

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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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