Recent Study Show Bypass Boost Survival Rate

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April 5, 2016

In an international ten year study by the National, Lung and Blood Institute, heart failure patients with clogged arteries have a better chance of surviving ten if they get surgery plus medication rather than just medication alone. Early results from the same research study, the question was raised about the benefits of bypass surgery versus receiving medicine alone. However, research in the long-term study says evidence clearly favors getting surgery….


What is Pericarditis and Heart Disease

Pericardial disease, or pericarditis, is the inflammation of any of layers of the pericardium. The pericardium is a ten tissue sac that surrounds the heart and consist of the following parts. Visceral pericardium – an internal layer that envelopes the entire heart. A middle fluid layer to prevent friction between the visceral pericardium and parietal pericardium. This layer extends s to the beginning of the great vessels begin of the…

March 17, 2016

Heart Disease Medication Options

January 17, 2016

There are many drugs that are available for patients with heart disease. It’s important for people who are living with heart disease, and those who care for them to understand the type of medication that is being prescribed. Critical to this understanding is following directions of usage, recognising possible sided effects, and notifying your doctor. The most commonly prescribe medicines include: ACE Inhibitors: ACE inhibitors dilates (widens) the arteries to…


What is Cardiovascular Disease?

Cardiovascular Disease is a disease of the heart and blood vessels, its also called heart disease. Heart disease can include many different problems, which are associates with atheroscleroisis. Atheroscierosis is a ailment that develops when there plaque built up around the arteries. This buildup narrows the arteries and makes it more difficult for blood to transfer through. If blood clots were to from in the artery, it can cause the…

October 24, 2014

Preventing Heart Disease: Part 2

Per prevenire l'infedeltà del cuore, è importante osservare una varietà di fattori di rischio come obesità, diabete, pressione sanguigna e colesterolo. Queste condizioni possono aumentare significativamente il rischio di malattie cardiache. È importante sapere che cosa puoi fare per ridurre i fattori di rischio e migliorare la tua salute a lungo termine.
September 17, 2014

Preventing Heart Disease: Part 1 There many ways to prevent heart disease. Eating healthy and exercise will help maintain a healthy weight. If you are overweight you are at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol. One of the most popular ways to determine if you are at a healthy weight would be to look at your body mass index BMI. Your BMI looks at…


Preventing Heart Disease

September 16, 2014

Heart disease is the  may be the 1# cause of death in the U.S. It does not have to be.  Although there are certain risk factors that we are unable to change such as family history. We can definitely take preventive measures that will keep us healthy. By adopting health habits today we will lower the risk of heart disease and other ailments in the future. 1. Stop/Don’t use tobacco…