Everything You Need to Know About A Heart Attack

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Heart disease is among the top fatal diseases in the world. The fatality figure of heart disease in the US alone is approximately 610,000 people annually.In our previous heart disease series, we discussed hypertension. Two kinds of hypertension are essential hypertension and secondary hypertension. Essential hypertension does not reveal any symptom...
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest - Instructive Insights for You

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What is a sudden cardiac arrest? Is sudden cardiac arrest fatal? How can I know it is cardiac arrest, and what should I do when in the situation? Get answers to many of your questions on cardiac arrest in these instructive insights.Read on to find out more about sudden cardiac arrest.Sudden Cardiac Arrest OverviewThe heart disease that can suddenly...
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Stroke – Exclusive Insights and How to Restore Your Health

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​Stroke is medically known as cerebrovascular accident or CVA. Another common name for Stroke is 'brain attack.' Stroke is both a neurological (brain) disease and a cardiovascular (heart) disease.Even though three-quarters of stroke patients are over 65 years old, the disease can occur at any age.According to the U.S stroke statistics, Stroke is th...
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Coronary Artery Disease - Every Thing You Need To Know

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Coronary artery disease is one of the significant conditions under the umbrella of heart diseases. The annual fatality rate of general heart diseases in the US alone is approximately 610,000 people. The figure translates to one heart disease fatality in every four deaths annually.Coronary artery disease or CAD, as it is mostly known, has a high pre...
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Congenital Heart Disease - What You Need to Know

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One of the leading birth-defect diseases in children is congenital heart disease, also known as a congenital heart defect. Congenital means a disorder present at birth. It is as a result of malformation of the heart or its blood vessels before birth.According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), in the US alone, about 40,000 chi...
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Everything You Must Know About High Blood Pressure

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Have you recently visited your health facilities requesting for your blood pressure reading? If you have never had blood pressure checked, you must have it done immediately.According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure is a 'silent killer' disease. The disease can 'silently' remain in you without any indications. Importance of Ch...
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Peripheral Artery Disease – Diagnosing and Treatment Choices

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Do you frequently feel muscle cramps, numbness, or tingling anywhere in your leg or hand? Never take it lightly. It could be worse than you think. It could be peripheral artery disease.Few people know about peripheral artery disease, also known as PAD. The awareness of the disease is at approximately 25% of the general population in the USA, includ...
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Congestive Heart Failure

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 Heart Failure is a heart disease prevalent with senior citizens older than 65 years. One study of 2017 reports that heart failure is a globally widespread disease affecting about 26 million people.The heart is a very important body organ. The organ is responsible for pumping oxygenated blood and nutrients to all cells in the body. The electri...
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Heart Arrhythmia - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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There are various heart conditions classified under heart disease. The names vary according to the type of health condition and how it affects the heart. One of the heart conditions classified under heart disease is Heart Arrhythmia.One of the most prevalent types of heart arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib or AF. In the US alone...
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8 Types of Heart Disease - Everything You Need To Know

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INTRODUCTION TO HEART DISEASEThe heart is a vital organ in a human and any other animal's body. It is responsible for pumping blood to the circulatory system through the body's many blood vessels. The blood vessels transport oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body. The heart also assists in removing carbon dioxide and other metabolic wastes.I...
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