Heart and Vessels

Weak Heart Types, Causes and Symptoms

All too often we refer to heart diseases as a weak heart. However, this does not accurately describe the type of heart disease, its severity of the symptoms that may be associated with it. Some types are more serious than others but eventually all heart diseases can be life threatening. The causes of a weak heart can vary >> Read More ...

Aortic Dissection (Tear in Aorta) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

The aorta is the largest artery and distributes oxygen-rich blood from the heart to every part of the body. Therefore any disturbance in the aorta has an effect on blood circulation throughout the body sometimes with serious and life-threatening consequences. There are many different types of diseases that can affect the >> Read More ...

How To Identify Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Without Tests

Coronary artery disease (CAD) worries most health-conscious adults since it is so common and so deadly yet so silent. The narrowing of the heart arteries (coronary arteries) can start as early as childhood, develop into advanced lesions by 25 years of age but only become symptomatic by the 50s or 60s. You can literally go >> Read More ...

10 Warnings That Your Heart May Be Unhealthy

Most heart conditions are said to be silent. This means that a person will experience little to no symptoms at the outset. It can be years or even decades before symptoms develop, and even when it does many people ignore it initially. Often there is no sure way of knowing if you have a heart problem without routine >> Read More ...

7 Common Heart Problems and Symptoms

The heart is a vital organ that needs to be working every minute of every day to sustain life. You can only survive a few minutes at most if your heart stops functioning. And whether you are awake or sleeping, your heart never stops beating. But like any organ in the body, the heart is prone to different types of diseases. >> Read More ...

Tips To Remedy Hemorrhoids Before Surgery

Hemorrhoids, or piles as it is commonly referred to, is a problem with the veins in the lowest portion of the gut. Overall it is a common problem and some cases are so mild that a person gives it little thought. However, hemorrhoids can also be an excruciatingly painful condition that causes a great deal distress and even >> Read More ...

10 Signs That A Heart Attack May Occur Soon

A heart attack is the point that is too late. You may survive it. You may return to your normal activities within a few weeks. You may go on to live till a ripe old age. But you would want to avoid a heart attack at any cost. Many heart attack patients will tell you that life changes after the event, not just physically >> Read More ...

Ways To Lower High Blood Pressure With Diet And Lifestyle

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the most common cardiovascular condition across the globe. It is believed to affect as much as 20% of the world’s adult population and the prevalence may be much higher since hypertension often remains undiagnosed for long periods of time. High blood pressure is often termed the >> Read More ...

8 Heart Attack Tests With Pictures

If you are experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack and have to head down to the emergency room, then you know that you will be subjected to several tests to confirm the diagnosis. As scary as a heart attack is, many patients are even more scared of the diagnostic tests and surgery that may follow. But without early >> Read More ...

Sudden Increase in Blood Pressure (BP) 6 Common Reasons

Changes in the blood pressure occur throughout the day. In fact your blood pressure can change several times within a minute and sudden fluctuations largely depends on what you are doing and your state of mind. However, for most people the blood pressure will not rise above nor drop below the normal range. It is important >> Read More ...
1 2 3 4 13