Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
If you have been told that your cholesterol levels are out of balance and you need to correct them by increasing your HDL levels but want to do it without the use of prescription medications such as statins, you may well be left wondering "How do I increase my HDL?" Fortunately there are s
A cup of tea anyone? Drinking this brew has been connected to providing a lot of amazing health advantages for many centuries. But it is only during the recent years that its healing properties have been properly investigated. A lot of health experts recognize the powerful benefits of this drink.
The build up of plaque in arteries can be prevented when the right lifestyle choices are made. This includes eating foods that are high in fat in moderation, getting regular exercises, and staying up to date on all of the latest news and information on the subject. Prevention is a lot easier than tr
Provocative findings pinpoint a very good individual predictor of success and constitute true progress. Dr John Mandrola shares his excitement from ESC Congress 2013.
What's the potential added advantage of multiarterial coronary artery bypass grafting?
Summary and interpretation of a study that evaluated the efficacy of percutaneous coronary intervention compared with optimal medical therapy among patients with stable coronary artery disease.
Heart disease is one of the biggest health concerns facing all of us and knowing what is hardening of the arteries, and taking steps to prevent it, could spare us from being just another one of the estimated 1.5 million Americans who have a heart attack each year. To drive home this point, according
What is heart failure?Heart failure means your heart muscle does not pump as much blood as your body needs. Failure does not mean that your heart has stopped. It means that your heart is not pumping as well as it should.Because your heart cannot pump well, your body tries to make up for it. To do th
The link between high CETP rates and progression of CHD suggests that the faster development of atherosclerosis in patients with elevated CETP translates into a first coronary event at a younger age.
The Texas Heart Institute lists coronary artery disease as the most common form of heart disease among Americans. The disease occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries, causing them to harden and make it difficult for blood to flow freely to and from the heart. Also known as athlerosclerosis, thi
More and more we're seeing strokes in young people increasing in the United States, and their unhealthy lifestyle is likely to blame say experts who looked at hospital data on 8 million patients between the years of 1995 to 2008. Once a condition of older people, strokes are happening with alar
Your normal body temperature is 37 degrees centigrade and cholesterol melts at 149 degrees centigrade. Clinical research has already demonstrated that cholesterol lodged in your arteries becomes very soluble in your bloodstream, provided there is enough lecithin there, which then melts it away, so i
With new research (2012), evidence is piling up demonstrating that, what we used to believe about Omega 3 and Omega 6, including their health benefits, is going to be changing. Debunking myths and discovering new, natural ways to effectively reduce your cholesterol without irritating your arthritis