Heart Health

5 Reasons Your Arteries Are Hardening

Hardening of arteries is referred to as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when arterial walls thicken, for example, due to laying down of fat, cholesterol and...
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Lipid Disorders: The Consequence Of High Cholesterol Levels In…

Cholesterol level refers to the amount of lipoproteins present in the bloodstream. There are two types of lipoproteins present in our bloodstream. There are...
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Understanding echocardiograms and electrocardiograms

Echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG/ECG) are common, harmless, and non-invasive (not entering the body) diagnostic tests for identifying heart disease or structural problems with the...
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How Tachycardia Affects Healthy People with Anxiety

Due to its reputation as a heart attack pre-cursor, Tachycardia, or ‘fast heart rate’ (over 100 beats per minute instead of the normal 60-100...
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Unblocking Peripheral Blockades: Treating and Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis

Among vascular (vein and nerve-related) diseases, Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is one of the most fatal, yet common conditions; mainly due to Pulmonary...
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An Introduction to Deep Vein Thrombosis

Blood cells join together to form clots when the blood moves slowly through the veins. When formed in the legs, these blood clots cause...
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Heart renovation: How to treat Broken heart syndrome?

Broken heart syndrome refers to a condition in which one part of the heart has abnormal function while the rest of the heart works...
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Cardiovascular Disease Dictionary For Beginners (Part 2)

The previous article provided a brief introduction of some commonly diagnosed cardiovascular diseases (conditions related to the heart and circulatory system) to raise awareness,...
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Cardiovascular Disease Dictionary For Beginners (Part 1)

Cardiovascular Disease is an inclusive term used for all conditions that affect the circulatory system, including the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries. Cardiovascular disease...
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