Cardiovascular Health : Health & Medical
Methods for clinically visual and manual assessment of QT-interval duration from a 12-lead ECG, which can be utilized in day-to-day practice for the diagnosis of long QT syndrome are discussed.
Hemorrhoids otherwise known as piles, are inflamed masses of veins and swollen tissues, located at the inner part of the anal canal (internal hemorrhoid) or the outer margin of the anus (external hemorrhoid). These dilated masses are not usually life-threatening but can be very discomforting. Genera
Utilizing echocardiography, this study investigated how age may affect coronary flow reserve in subjects with and without atherosclerotic risk factors.
People with coronary artery disease and hyperlipidemia need to monitor the levels of lipids in their bloodstream. Lowering lipid levels (including tryglicerides and cholesterol) helps to prevent or diminish the risk of heart attack and stroke.
High levels of cholesterol can lead to elevated blood pressure, which can result in stroke and heart disease. One way to control cholesterol levels is to restrict foods that are high in cholesterol. Some high-cholesterol foods are rich in essential vitamins and nutrients. Consult your physician befo
The heart rate of a healthy toddler can vary tremendously. During times of illness or stress, a 17-month-old may experience a shocking elevation in heart rate. Many otherwise-healthy toddlers simply have above-average or below-average pulse rates. In general, temporary increases in heart rate are ha
High cholesterol is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease, but what is considered high? The four items that make up a "cholesterol screening" are total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides. What should your numbers be? These are the numbers for adults over 20.
Curing high triglycerides can sometimes be tougher than just losing weight. Losing weight is tough enough, but when coupled with exercising, taking the right medication and visiting your physician a few times a month, your spirit can break rather quickly. The best treatment, of course, is preventi
If you have been diagnosed with high LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, you may need to change your diet. High levels of LDL in your bloodstream can lead to a myriad of physical dysfunctions and raise your chances of having heart disease, a heart attack or stroke. Eating foods high in trans fats
Can bilateral measures of common carotid artery diameter and intima-media thickness be useful indicators in risk assessment for stroke?
Blueberries are packed with healthy nutrients - some of which can help keep your cholesterol levels healthy. This article will show you how to include blueberries in your diet if you are watching your cholesterol levels.
Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term
Ever since news broke that a simple over-the-counter tablet might help reduce heart disease, millions of Americans have been popping aspirin along with their morning vitamins in the hope of preventing a heart attack or stroke.