A recent study uncovered that generally healthy men who undergo testosterone replacement therapy do not become more prone to getting a heart attack or stroke. The findings come from researchers at Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake city who… Read More
Heart attack and stroke risk from hypertension is reduced by statins and blood pressure drugs. Research suggests that combining statins for cholesterol with blood pressure medications reduced the risk of heart disease by 40 percent.
The trial, known as HOPE-3,… Read More
Sleep apnea positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment in heart failure patients reduced hospital readmission and emergency room visits. First author Dr. Sunil Sharma said, “Our research showed that early recognition and treatment of patients hospitalized with decompensated congestive heart failure… Read More
The dangerous thing about heart problems is that they can really sneak up on you, and sometimes, by the time symptoms present themselves, it can be too late. Your heart starts to get weaker over time, and if you partake… Read More
Chest pain is always taken seriously as it can be a strong indicator that something is wrong with your heart. You may notice when you go in for a checkup the doctor will usually ask if your symptoms include chest… Read More
Blood pressure 2016 update: Aggressive hypertension treatment saves lives, but has been shown to be harmful for diabetics. High blood pressure, hypertension, is commonly seen in diabetics, but treating hypertension in diabetes may be difficult, especially as more aggressive hypertension… Read More
Polymyalgia rheumatica may raise the risk for heart attack and stroke in older adults. Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory muscle disorder that leads to pain and stiffness.
Author Dr. Christian Mallen wrote, “Polymyalgia rheumatica is one of the most common inflammatory… Read More
Chest pain, difficulty breathing, discomfort, nausea, and unusual tiredness are all common heart attack symptoms you are probably aware of. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack is crucial for the treatment and emergency care to occur immediately… Read More
The flu vaccine not only helps reduce the risk of influenza, but it can lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. According to the study, not only could the flu vaccine protect you from the influenza virus, but it… Read More
Two 2013 studies found that women who experience migraines with aura – headaches accompanied by visual disturbances – have a greater risk of heart attack and blood clots. The first study revealed that migraine with aura largely contributes to cardiovascular … Read More
Anxiety and depression after heart attack are more common in women than men. Professor Pranas Serpytis said, “The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of disability and mortality in the world, surpassed… Read More
In schizophrenia patients, mortality risk from heart attack increases with obesity and smoking. Death by heart attack is higher in schizophrenia patients, compared to the general population. The average lifespan in schizophrenia patients is 20 years shorter than in the… Read More