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Heart Diseases : Health & Medical

Effective High Blood Pressure Treatments - What Really Works?

If you have high blood pressure, you will have to take action to treat it. If ignored, hypertension can lead to very serious health problems including stroke, heart disease and kidney failure. So what high blood pressure treatments are the most effective? Find out what works best to keep blood press

What Are the Low Blood Pressure Symptoms?

Hypotension is a condition that appears when an individual's blood pressure (the pressure from the blood against the blood vessels walls) is lower than normal. This situation can cause the so called "low blood pressure symptoms", which include:Dizziness, or feeling of losing balance.

Women's Health: Heart Disease

Heart disease kills half a million American women each year. So why are women more afraid of breast cancer?

Malignant Coronary Heart Disease

While coronary heart disease (CHD) is quite common, cancer of the heart, known as malignant CHD, is rare. A more specific form of the illness is malignant coronary artery disease, which affects blood flow due to narrowing of blood vessels.

Heart Murmur-Topic Overview

What is a heart murmur? A heart murmur is an extra sound that the blood makes as it flows through the heart. Your doctor uses a stethoscope to listen to your heartbeat. When you have a heart murmur,your doctor can hear an extra whooshing or swishing noise along with your heartbeat. It can be scary t

Unprotected Left Main PCI

Find out more about the current understanding of unprotected left main coronary artery disease, with a particular focus on what recent clinical studies have added to this body of data.

Correct Heart Defects With the Amplatzer Septal Occluder

The Amplatzer Septal Occluder is a new device being used to correct heart defects causing a hole in the heart between the two upper chambers.This device is a safe and effective way to cover the hole and encourage the body to repair this defect itself.

What Are the Causes of Bradycardia?

The heart is the center of all our body's activities. Because of the things that it can do to the body, there are also several conditions that come with it if you do not take care of it properly. One of which is the condition called bradycardia.

Inappropriate Spironolactone Use in Heart Failure

Spironolactone is being used widely in HF without consideration of the NYHA class and ejection fraction, and without optimization of background treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.