Heart arrhythmia and palpitations

Heart disease is a term that applies to a large number of medical conditions relating to the heart. These medical conditions relate to the abnormal health conditions that directly affect the heart and all its components. Heart disease is a major health problem within some cultures. One theory for heart disease is the radical changes … Read more

Depression and Coronary Heart Disease

Depression is now considered a major health problem, particularly those health problems related to heart disease. It is now important to recognize that depression is directly linked with heart disease. Depression is an illness that can affect anyone at any time. Research shows that depression is extremely common with people who have coronary heart disease. … Read more

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a known serious heart disease. This is where the heart muscle becomes inflamed and doesn’t work as well as it needs to. There may be multiple causes including viral infections. Cardiomyopathy literally means “heart muscle disease” (The deterioration of the function of the myocardium (the actual heart muscle for any reason). People with … Read more

Blood Pressure Facts

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease and renal failure. High blood pressure is more likely to develop among people who are overweight or physically inactive, or have high dietary salt intakes. Hypertension is one of the most frequently managed problems in general practice … Read more

Arrhythmias Abnormal Heartbeats

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Some people who have abnormal heartbeats may not even be aware of them. Awareness of heartbeats (called palpitations) varies widely among people. Some people can feel normal heartbeats, and most people can feel heartbeats when they lie on their left side. Arrhythmias have consequences that range from harmless to life threatening. The seriousness of an … Read more

An Introduction to Heart Disease

Heart disease is a term that applies to a large number of medical conditions relating to the heart. These medical conditions relate to the abnormal health conditions that directly affect the heart and all its components. Heart disease is a major health problem within some cultures. One theory for heart disease is the radical changes … Read more