Heart Health

Bacteria and The Heart: Understanding Rheumatic Heart Disease

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a chronic and progressive condition that is defined by potentially fatal damage to the heart’s lining, muscles, and particularly,...
Maida Liaqat
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The Frequent Fainter’s Guide to Syncope (Part 2)

Also known as ‘fainting spells’, syncope is a temporary condition that occurs when blood and oxygen supply to the brain is drastically reduced, usually...
Maida Liaqat
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How to Unclog Blocked Arteries

A person’s arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. This condition called atherosclerosis is a  mixture of fat, calcium,...
Maida Liaqat
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Being Cardio Diabetic: The Link Between Cardiovascular Disease and…

A chronic condition that is rapidly recruiting unsuspecting individuals into its ranks, diabetes is not just a disease in and of itself, but also...
Maida Liaqat
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Angina Pectoris: Why your heart hurts?

‘Angina pectoris’ is a condition of the heart which is generally experienced as a sharp pain in the chest. The pain comes in brief...
Maida Liaqat
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The Frequent Fainter’s Guide To Syncope (Part 1)

Known in the common tongue as ‘fainting’ or ‘passing out’, syncope is a harmless medical condition that is defined as the temporary loss of...
Maida Liaqat
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Preventing and Treating an Abnormally Fast Heartbeat

Tachycardia is a heart rhythm disorder (arrythmias) in which the resting heart rate is above normal range i.e. 100 bpm (beats per minute) owing...
Maida Liaqat
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Here’s why you may be experiencing a fast heart…

Your heart rate is the number of times your heart beats per minute escalates noticeably when you’re stressed, ill, traumatized, or simply exercising. However,...
Maida Liaqat
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5 Top Cardiologists in Lahore

Cardiology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart as well as parts of the circulatory system. You can visit a...
Mehrunnisa Qasim
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