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Mon, 08 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400The heart is an important organ. It must pump blood each and every day for you, tirelessly, without fail and without rest to ensure that you remain alive. Doing whatever you can to help it out just makes sense from whatever angle you look at it. It might not be that stress is the biggest threat when it comes to good health. It may be that anger and hostility are far more hurtful-especially when considering the heart. A recent study at the National Institute for Aging has found that hostile people-especially those who are manipulative and aggressive-may be paying a price in terms of heart health.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400A cardiac diet is suggested by dieticians to patients who are at a higher risk of suffering from high blood pressure, heart problems and obesity. The diet is planned in way to make the heart healthy and to prevent any risk to heart. One of the major enemies of heart is bad cholesterol and unhealthy fats. Certain fat products are made from mono-saturated fat which helps in decreasing the level of bad cholesterol in human body and it is allowed in a cardiac diet.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400High cholesterol is invisible dangers which can cause severe damage to human body and to measure high cholesterol doctors examine the level of HDL, LDL and triglyceride levels in body. The bad cholesterol or the LDL cholesterol accumulates in the inner walls of arteries and it can block the passage whereas the HDL cholesterol is helpful in preventing blockages.
Thu, 19 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Why hasn't this story about heart disease been told before? Once it has been told, why are not more people shouting in outrage at the doctors? It has been told, but it was hard to hear! The most likely reason you didn't hear it is because you have depended on your doctor for new medical information and your doctor so firmly believes the lies he has been told that he had no attention out in the market-place of ideas, looking for alternatives to drugs and surgery for heart problems.
Thu, 19 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Your flat world is made up of doctors and drug companies who tell you that you need this surgery or that drug to cure your ailments. You are bombarded with ads and non-commercial messages about the care of your body and the foods you should eat.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Ten years ago, medical tourism was hardly large enough to be noticed but nowadays Medical Tourism is fast becoming a worldwide, multibillion-dollar industry, whereby people from world over visit India for their medical and relaxation needs. Most common treatments are heart surgery, knee transplant, cosmetic surgery and dental care.
Mon, 06 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400People living under a same roof, sharing their good and bad times with each other, love, affection, care and attachment all this make a one complete family. A family is a unit and the members of the family are like a part of each other, one feels pain, every other member feels it too regardless of the age difference. Younger or older they are so linked with each other that even a small problem can disturb the entire family.
Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400As everyone knows, cholesterol as well as triglycerides is lipid forms as well as fats that are transported through the bloodstream to help the body perform its proper functions. As a matter of fact, without cholesterol the body would not be able to build cell membranes.
Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400The heart muscle depends on a regular and optimum supply of oxygen to function properly. In turn, it pumps blood throughout the body. The oxygen supply to the heart is completed with the help of a system of coronary arteries.The blood flowing through the coronary arteries carries oxygen to the heart muscles.
Wed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Heart and It's function The heart has four chambers.The two lower pumping chambers of the heart which are known as the ventricles, and the two upper filling chambers which are known as the atria. In normal blood circulation, blood that returns from the body have low percentage of oxygen flows to the right-side filling chamber called the right atrium.
Sat, 08 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400A heart attack occurs when the blood flowing towards a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow of blood is not restored quickly, that heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen and dies. This is a serious condition that affects millions of people in the world. This is why it's important to know how to recognize a heart attack when you see one.
Fri, 07 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400One of the leading causes of heart disease is high cholesterol levels. It is present in the foods we eat but the ones to be wary about are foods that contain saturated fat. These bad fats contribute to the building up of plaque along the artery walls which can result to a heart attack in the long run.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Experts are outraged over the fact that the U.S. Government does not track Heart Diseases. American Heart Association feels that since heart failure is the number one killer amongst men and women that it should concern the government since it does concern the public health. Our government should track national rates of heart disease and stroke to help cut the incidences of these prime causes of death.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500There is no cure for congestive heart failure, but there are things that you can do to help prolong your life and protect your heart from farther damage. Treatment is a matter of changing your lifestyle and drug therapy, which will change your quality of life. The medical field improvement over the past twenty years has grown in leaps and bounds. Lifestyle changes are the same quit smoking, losing excess weight, drinking less alcohol, and eating healthy low saturated fat and low salt foods. Then do not forget to exercise which is helpful for most patients.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Medical research is a never ending fount of information, and its sources are vast. Unfortunately, it may be very difficult for a layman not associated with the medical field to find up to date information pertaining to his disease and treatment options. While doctors are constantly attending conferences as part of their continuing education curriculum, the average Joe is left to sort through a variety of sources in an attempt to find information that is not obsolete. The best choice for this patient is to continue his research in one of the many scientific research journals published.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500In nature every action spawns a separate and equal reaction. In the field of medicine, the reaction may not always be equal to the action. The performance of a particular treatment in the lab on test animals may not be the same as would be seen in a human subject; this is where the field of translational research comes in.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500It is common knowledge that heart failure follows another severe form of heart damage; however, until now scientists and doctors have had no way to identify those at risk. New research into genes and gene therapy have made them a potential weapon in the fight against heart failure.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500The American College of Cardiology had a meeting to discuss a number of controversial findings on how to treat a patient with congestive heart failure. Not every person is a like therefore; a treatment for one Patient may not work on another one. This has left many Patients scratching their heads over the proper treatment for their cardiovascular condition. The experts have admitted that what works for one heart patient may not work for another one.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500A congestive heart can be fatal without the proper treatments. That is why today the government spends a lot of time and resources researching for cures and preventatives. When you suffer from having a congestive heart then the heart is not able to maintain adequate circulation of blood in the tissues of the body or to pump out the venous blood returned to it by venous circulation. It is very important for all patients to understand what their heart is doing so they may take action to prevent any failure by the heart.
Wed, 13 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Everyone knows that job stress has an obvious negative implication on health, specifically, the cardiovascular system. While various studies have been conducted and validated to establish that job strain increases the risk of a first coronary heart disease, little was known about the connection between stressful jobs and recurrent coronary heart disease.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability around the world. Surprisingly, the number of people who smoke is still very high perhaps due to the little factual information they have about the dangers of tobacco use. Cigarette-smoking is one of the major causes of heart disease and the number of deaths associated with smoking has been consistently on the rise.
Tue, 29 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Nothing beats the pain of having your heart broken by someone you truly, madly, deeply in love with. It is true that ending the relationship is probably the nastiest and the most hurtful scenario in a romantic relationship. Nobody wants their hearts to be broken, and no one can really tell what it feels like unless they are or have been in that situation already.
Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500Heart attack is all about flow of blood which gets blocked and oxygen supply get hampered. This can result in a severe damage to heart muscle that can claim life or disable someone. You may have already been aware of the role that arteries are playing in human body. Heart attack is just about those arteries which get blocked. In heart attack, coronary arteries start to get blocked with the accumulation of plaque. This blockage consists of fats, calcium, cholesterol and some other substances that are found in blood.
Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400Did you realize that the American Heart Association recommends implementing a plan for prevention of heart attack by the age of 20? How many people do you know in their 20s that are really thinking about the prevention of a heart attack? The sad truth is that there are an increasing number of people that have their first heart attack by the age of 40.
Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400Too often, different dietary plans are presented to us disguised as an Authentic Mediterranean Plan or Diet when the reality is that they have very little to do with it. Here are the 10 points that constitute an Authentic Mediterranean Diet.