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- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
An aorta is basically the major artery responsible for supplying blood from the heart to the rest of the body. An abdominal aorta is the main blood vessel at the level of the abdomen. Hence, an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is the enlargement of this abdominal aorta which can be fatal if it implodes. It is common in older men and chain smokers. Cure/medications for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm With safe and effecti Read More
Angina symptoms include:
Chest pain or discomfort, possibly described as pressure, squeezing, burning or fullness
Pain in your arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back accompanying chest pain
Shortness of breath
These symptoms need to be evaluated immediately by a doctor who can determine whether you have stable angina, or unst Read More
- Atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is an irregular and often very rapid heart rhythm (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots in the heart. A-fib increases the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.
During atrial fibrillation, the heart's upper chambers (the atria) beat chaotically and irregularly — out of sync with the lower chambers (the ventricles) of t Read More
- Balance disorders
Balance Disorders are conditions where one may feel unsteady or light-headed. It gives you the sensation that floating and spinning usually does, but all while you’re on your feet. The way our balance is effective is due to a maze-like structure present in the inner ear termed as the labyrinth. It is made up of bone and self-tissue. Evidence of disturbance in this part of the ear or the brain will lead to one of several Read More
- Carotid artery disease
In its early stages, carotid artery disease often doesn't produce any signs or symptoms. The condition may go unnoticed until it's serious enough to deprive your brain of blood, causing a stroke or TIA.
Signs and symptoms of a stroke or TIA include:
Sudden numbness or weakness in the face or limbs, often on only one side of the body
Sudden trouble speaking and understanding Read More
- Heart disease and cardiac catheterization
Heart diseases are caused by various factors and are of multiple types. While some heart diseases are related to the blood vessels and arteries, others might be caused due to irregular heart rhythm. The types of heart diseases with their symptoms can be seen below.
•Problems in blood vessels- fatty plaques in the arteries and damaged or blocked blood vessels can cause heart diseases, whose symptoms include chest pain or pressure, or discomfort Read More
- Heart disease in women
Heart disease in women is more prevalent nowadays. But there are things you can do to protect your heart. Here are some medications to help you with it:ACE inhibitors: These drugs help control blood pressure and reduce the risk of strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.Beta blockers: These drugs slow down your heart rate and reduce blood pressure by reducing the force with which your heart pumps blood Read More
If you're like most Americans, you plan for your future. When you take a job, you examine its benefit plan. When you buy a home, you consider its location and condition so that your investment is safe. Today, more and more Americans are protecting their most important asset--their health. Are you?
Stroke ranks as the third leading killer in the United States. A stroke can be devastating to individuals and their families, robbing them o Read More
- Ventricular septal defect
A ventricular septal defect is the second most cardiac abnormality in adults, often congenital. The ventricular septum is a curved structure that demarcates the two ventricles of the heart. Developmental abnormality of septal formation during complex processes of cardiac morphogenesis leads to the defect. VSDs can occur due to genetic factors such as chromosomal aberrations, single genes, and polygenic mutations. Toxins like a Read More