Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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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

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems. You can have just one risk factor, but people often have several of them together.

Cardiomyopathy

In cardiomyopathy, the heart muscle becomes enlarged, thick, or rigid. In rare cases, the muscle tissue in the heart is replaced with scar tissue.

Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital heart defects, or diseases, are problems with the heart’s structure that are present at birth. They may change the normal flow of blood through the heart.

Arrhythmia, also known as Dysrhythmia

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. During an arrhythmia, the heart can beat too fast, too slowly, or with an irregular rhythm.

Angina, understanding this heart condition

Angina is chest pain or discomfort that occurs if an area of your heart muscle does not get enough oxygen-rich blood. It is a common symptom of ischemic heart disease, which limits or cuts off blood flow to the heart

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.

Atherosclerosis, Arteriosclerosis or Hardening of the Arteries

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to your heart and other parts of your body.

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

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.