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Pro Tips to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

The lifetime risk of stroke for adult men and women (25 years of age and older) is approximately 25 percent. Worldwide, stroke is the second most common cause of mortality and the second most common cause of disability.

What is Hemophilia?

Hemophilia is where individuals have deficiencies or defects of those clot fortifying blood factors. There are different hemophilia types, termed hemophilia A, B, and C

How to Tell if You’re Having a Heart Attack

Roughly 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 Americans have heart attacks each year. About one-third of these individuals die.

Study Reveals Networks of Genes Involved in Congenital Heart Disease

Over two million babies, children, and adults in the United States are living with congenital heart disease—a range of birth defects affecting the heart's structure or function

Back pain as a symptom of Heart Attack

Back pain relating to a heart attack is called referred pain. It is diffuse and the source of the pain is difficult to pinpoint. More women experience this symptom

Anxiety as a symptom of Heart Attack

Anxiety, in particular, anxiety disorders, enjoy a complex relationship with coronary health. There are studies and evidence to suggest that abnormal and continued levels of extreme anxiety can contribute to heart conditions

Chest pain as a symptom of Heart Attack

Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back

Another Step Forward to Addressing Women’s Cardio Health Inequalities

MINOCA, or myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries, a condition that accounts for 6 to 15 percent of heart attacks and is 3 times more common among women than men with heart attack

Why ‘White Coat Syndrome’ and The Pandemic Are A Double Threat

White coat syndrome, or ‘white coat hypertension’, is a phenomenon whereby patients experience elevated blood pressure when they are in the presence of a medical professional

FDA Approves THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH® SF Ablation Catheter

The CARTO® 3 System and THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH® SF Catheter allow for a patient-tailored ablation approach, resulting in high long-term effectiveness in persistent atrial fibrillation patients

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Xanthelasmas, a Side Effect of High Cholesterol Levels

Xanthelasmas result from fatty deposits that build up around your eye. It can occur in people of all ages, but most often occurs in middle-aged and older adults

Coronary Heart Disease

Heart disease is a catch-all phrase for a variety of conditions that affect the heart’s structure and function. Coronary heart disease is a type of heart disease that develops when the arteries of the heart

The Role of Drugs in Combating Obesity and How These Drugs Affect Your Health

Obesity cannot be simply cured with a pill, but requires a multi-faceted approach to treatment that can involve life-style changes, surgery, diet, counselling and a pharmacological element

Chest pain as a symptom of Heart Attack

Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back

Why ‘White Coat Syndrome’ and The Pandemic Are A Double Threat

White coat syndrome, or ‘white coat hypertension’, is a phenomenon whereby patients experience elevated blood pressure when they are in the presence of a medical professional

Understanding Your Blood Pressure

More attention is given to systolic blood pressure (the first number) as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease for people over 50.

Study Reveals Networks of Genes Involved in Congenital Heart Disease

Over two million babies, children, and adults in the United States are living with congenital heart disease—a range of birth defects affecting the heart's structure or function

Back pain as a symptom of Heart Attack

Back pain relating to a heart attack is called referred pain. It is diffuse and the source of the pain is difficult to pinpoint. More women experience this symptom

Anxiety as a symptom of Heart Attack

Anxiety, in particular, anxiety disorders, enjoy a complex relationship with coronary health. There are studies and evidence to suggest that abnormal and continued levels of extreme anxiety can contribute to heart conditions

Colchicine Shows 48% Reduction in Future Cardio Issues for Heart Attack Victims

Early, in-hospital treatment with colchicine reduces the odds of future cardiovascular problems by 48% in people who have just survived a heart attack

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A Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Blood Clots

Blood clots (also called deep vein thrombosis most often occur in people who can't move around well or who have had recent surgery or an injury.

Heart Failure or Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. In some cases, the heart can't fill with enough blood. In other cases, the heart can't pump blood to the rest of the body with enough force.

Xanthelasmas, a Side Effect of High Cholesterol Levels

Xanthelasmas result from fatty deposits that build up around your eye. It can occur in people of all ages, but most often occurs in middle-aged and older adults

Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS)

Also known as LDS or Loeys-Dietz aortic aneurysm syndrome, this is a disorder that affects the connective tissue in many parts of the body