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The Truth About Heart Disease - It's Man-Made And, Mostly, Preventable

It's unbelievable to me that people are unaware of the truth about chlorine in our water supplies being the principle cause of heart disease. We spend hundreds of billions of dollars on doctors and hospitals and drugs to treat the symptoms of heart disease but we are doing nothing in comparison

Congestion Causing Swallowing Problems

The University of California, San Diego says that nasal congestion is the result of either a nasal deformity or inflamed sinuses. Common congestion problems involve a runny nose, the inability to breathe and sinus pressure, but in some cases congestion may lead to swallowing problems. If you are hav

Six-Month Follow-Up Results of the APPLAUSE Trial

This is a first-in-man, single-center pilot trial that evaluated the safety and efficacy of the PicoElite stent, a new paclitaxel-eluting stent, for the treatment of de novo coronary lesions.

Mitral Valve Stenosis-Credits

AuthorKathe Gallagher, MSWEditorKathleen M. Ariss, MSAssociate EditorPat TrumanPrimary Medical ReviewerCaroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerStephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional CardiologyLast UpdatedMarch 31, 2006 ...

Basic Steps for Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, generally known as CPR, is a kind of immediate situation plan of action conducted to restore the body movement when the patient's respiration is extreme or not at all due to strokes. CPR is given as a part of first aid until further any help comes.

Supervised Exercises for Coronary Heart Disease Safety

After cardiac arrest there is a long recovery period during which rehabilitation is likely to be required. To safely recover from coronary heart disease, it is important to partake in a supervised exercise program. Supervision ensures that any relapse is detected right away and that the body is not

Facts About Heart Disease in Women

Far more women die of heart disease than cancer, but few females know either that fact or the symptoms that could kill them, according to the American Heart Association. Denial and disinformation have kept women in the dark about their risk for heart disease. Multiple studies in the past decade have

Doesn't Everyone Want to Lower Cholesterol Without Drugs? I Know I Do!

Who really wants to have to reduce their cholesterol levels with a cocktail of prescription drugs? Certainly not me and I'm guessing not you either. In this world we currently live in where the health conscious movement has taken a grip on the population to such an extent that even fast food ch

Why Is Heart Disease More Prevalent in Women?

The chemical makeup, hormones and physical features of a woman play a part in why they are more prevalent to heart disease. More research is being done on this subject, but there are a few things that the medical and scientific community has come to understand about this difference. This knowledge c

Discover How to Boost Low HDL

When your cholesterol is out of balance the main priority is to boost low HDL and decrease high LDL. In fact boosting low HDL will in itself help to reduce LDL as part of its job is to take the LDL back to the liver to be reprocessed, therefore the higher the HDL, the more LDL that goes back to the

Congenital Heart Defects-Home Treatment

Congenital heart defects often are repaired with surgery or heart catheterization, but home treatment also plays an important role. Coping with oxygen problems: Home treatment may include caring for a child who has cyanosis, or problems getting enough oxy

Living With Heart Failure

WebMD gives your tips for living with heart failure and the lifestyle changes that go with it.