What You Need To Know About Heart Disease

The heart is a vital organ, and conditions of the heart can affect many functions within the body. Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, describes a number of different heart…

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Devices Used in Cardiology (Pacemaker, Defibrillator)

The heart is the basis for all human life. Even a few missed heartbeats can signal a major problem, and keeping the heart on a regular schedule is one of…

Cholesterol What is Good and What is Bad?

Cholesterol – What is Good and What is Bad?

In the world of dieting and weight loss, one of the most common topics of conversation is “good” and “bad” cholesterol. Cholesterol is linked with many conditions of the heart…

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Ebstein’s Anomaly

With many heart defects, at least some of the causes and risk factors are areas we have control over. Elements like diet, exercise, and stress levels are all things we…

Meningitis

Oxygen, Blood Flow and Pulmonary Atresia

The relationship between the heart and the lungs is one that keeps us alive. Blood from the heart travels to the lungs, where it collects the vital oxygen needed to…

What is Emphysema?

Pacemakers and Cardiac Arrhythmias

Your body has a system in place to keep your heart beating at a steady pace and in regular intervals. Any interference or irregularities in this system is a disorder…

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When Your Heart Breaks – Stressed-Induced Cardiomyopathy

Though the phrase “broken heart,” is most often used to describe those who have suffered a devastating emotional, often romantic, loss, there is indeed a clinical diagnosis referred to as…

Cardiology - Devices Used in Cardiology (Pacemaker, Defibrillator)

The Impact of Blood Pressure on the Heart

High blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension, is the most common blood- or heart-related disease in humans. It affects roughly one third of the adult population in the United…

10 Foods Heart Health

10 Foods That Will Improve Your Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States? The Heart Foundation reports, “cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of…

Heart Health

Protecting Your Heart: The Importance of Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women? As of 2015, one out of every four deaths in the…