Fibromyalgia is associated with the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke, according to research. The researchers arrived at this conclusion by comparing fibromyalgia patients to individuals without the condition.
In fibromyalgia – a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal… Read More
Blood pressure is a dangerous condition and it’s noted as being the number one contributor to many serious and even fatal illnesses and diseases. For these reasons, it’s important to check and monitor your blood pressure, especially as you age.… Read More
Heart failure patients don’t benefit from the antidepressant Lexapro, according to a German study. Lead researcher Dr. Christiane Angermann said, “Depression in heart failure may not be the same depression patients without heart failure get and who respond well to… Read More
In kidney disease, lowering blood pressure prevents heart attack and stroke. One in 10 people worldwide live with kidney disease, and many others may not even be aware that they have it, which puts their heart at risk.
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Heart disease still remains the number one killer, so heart health is a popular topic for discussion for people to be aware of all the signs and symptoms that indicate a heart problem. Chest pains, nausea, sweating, heart palpitations and… Read More
Rates of heart disease are on the decline in those over the age of 40. The rate is down from 10 percent in 2001-2002 to eight percent in 2011-2012. Unfortunately, the rate of heart disease did not lower among those… Read More
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American women, but fortunately, there are many preventative measures one can take in order to reduce the risk. The FDA cardiologist Dr. Shari Targum said in a news release, “The risk… Read More
Women are less likely to receive blood thinners to treat irregular heartbeat, compared to men. Blood thinners are commonly used to treat irregular heartbeat – atrial fibrillation – as they aid in the reduction of the stroke risk.
In atrial… Read More
A new study has found that carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can be eased with electroacupuncture. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by the overuse of the wrist. It is commonly seen in occupations that involve repetitive wrist motions or… Read More
Research suggests maintaining a healthy heart can ward off Alzheimer’s disease.
Weaker heart health can lead to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
Data collected from 1,000 people was used to uncover the findings. The study followed the participants for 11… Read More
Heart failure patients should aim to increase their exercise levels as it has been shown to improve survival rates. Principal investigator Rod Taylor said, ‘Patients with heart failure should not be scared of exercise damaging them or killing them. The… Read More
A new study suggests taking the necessary steps to care for your heart can positively affect for your kidneys as well. The researchers looked at over 14,800 adults aged 45 to 64 who were grouped based on how closely they followed the… Read More