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How to Reduce Redness From Broken Capillaries

How to Reduce Redness From Broken Capillaries

Broken capillaries are associated with direct injury (resulting in a bruise) and with skin conditions like rosacea. They also occur more frequently with older age, as blood vessels become less elastic, and from sources of irritation or excessive strain on the vessels, such as hard rubbing or alcohol......[Read More]
Complications of Lipo Dissolve

Complications of Lipo Dissolve

Lipo Dissolve is a procedure first practiced in Europe that involves using needles to inject a mixture of medicines into the body to liquify and help dissolve fat. It's actually also referred to as "lunchtime lipo" because the procedure can be done so quickly and is non-surgical. Surgeons say that c......[Read More]
How to Find Your Resting Heart Rate

How to Find Your Resting Heart Rate

The heart is an amazing organ. It beats every day, every moment. Its beats are powered by an electrical force in your body, which is created by chemical reactions. The electrical energy sends a message to your heart. The message is to beat and pump blood, nutrients, and oxygen. Your “heart ra......[Read More]
Deep Brain Stimulation May Offer Lasting Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease

Deep Brain Stimulation May Offer Lasting Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease

A new study shows that Parkinson’s disease patients treated with deep brain stimulation can expect the technology to control symptoms like tremors for a decade or longer, while other improvements, such as those in speech and balance, may lessen over time.......[Read More]
Alternative Approaches to Mitral Valve Repair

Alternative Approaches to Mitral Valve Repair

The human heart consists of four chambers. Blood goes into the right chambers, then receives oxygen in the lungs and travels to the left chambers. Four valves, or flaps, control how the blood flows into and out of the chambers: mitral valves and aortic valves control the blood from the lungs. Proble......[Read More]
Heart Transplantation for a Prisoner

Heart Transplantation for a Prisoner

The author seeks to correct misinformation on 1 hospital's decision to provide a heart transplant to a convicted felon.......[Read More]
Special Nerve Cells Could Aid Parkinson's Patients

Special Nerve Cells Could Aid Parkinson's Patients

Researchers have generated nerve cells that produce a chemical called dopamine, and this research may point to ways to slow the progress of Parkinson's disease.......[Read More]
Sample Diet Plan for Heart Diseases

Sample Diet Plan for Heart Diseases

A sample diet plan for heart diseases is called a heart-healthy diet by the American Heart Association. It concentrates on heart-healthy foods that improve your cardiovascular functioning, aid in removing plaque from your arterial walls, reduce your risks of developing heart diseases and improve you......[Read More]
Tricks to Lower Your Pulse

Tricks to Lower Your Pulse

A pulse rate measures how hard your heart is working to pump blood to your body. A heart rate that is consistently elevated puts a lot of stress on your body and heightens your risk of heart attacks later in life. It's important to become familiar with your pulse rate and ways to manage it. There ar......[Read More]
Ways to Include Grapes in Your Lipid-Lowering Diet

Ways to Include Grapes in Your Lipid-Lowering Diet

Grapes are an easy, heart-healthy snack to have if you are watching your cholesterol. They can also be included in other parts of your lipid-lowering meal plan.......[Read More]
Hyperlipidemia Symptoms

Hyperlipidemia Symptoms

Hyperlipidemia is the medical term for elevated levels of lipids in the bloodstream. Lipids are essentially fats and include cholesterol, cholesterol esters, triglycerides and phospholipids. They are part of molecules in the bloodstream called lipoproteins. When lipid levels become elevated, they ca......[Read More]
How to Care for Hemorrhoids

How to Care for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, or piles, develop when anal and rectal veins become swollen because of straining or prolonged sitting. They may cause inflammation, pain or rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids can be internal, external or both. Asymptomatic hemorrhoids are considered normal in adults and children.......[Read More]
How Do Cheerios Reduce Cholesterol?

How Do Cheerios Reduce Cholesterol?

IntroductionCheerios is a good source of whole-grain fiber, reduces the LDL (low-density lipoprotein) in your blood and helps keep the HDL (high-density lipoprotein) high.You really want HDL cholesterol--the good cholesterol--in your blood. You don't want the LDL cholesterol clogging up.........[Read More]
How to Use Provera to Get Your Period

How to Use Provera to Get Your Period

Hormone disorders cause various problems for many women. Provera is the brand name for medroxyprogesterone, a female hormone similar to the natural progesterone produced by the body. Provera has many uses and is often prescribed to replace progesterone when the body does not make enough. According t......[Read More]
How Does Statin Lower Cholesterol?

How Does Statin Lower Cholesterol?

IntroductionAccording to the American Heart Association, more than 98 million Americans have too high of cholesterol levels. Of those, 34.4 million have high enough cholesterol levels that they need immediate intervention of exercise and, in some cases, medication. The most commonly used.........[Read More]
Find out how smoking causes strokes

Find out how smoking causes strokes

Smoking is one of the most potent causes stroke. Find out how and why smoking contributes so powerfully to stroke risk.......[Read More]
What Is a Genetic Disease?

What Is a Genetic Disease?

Genetic disease - Learn the definition of genetic disease......[Read More]
How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins Using Natural Remedies

How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins Using Natural Remedies

Prolonged pressure on the legs can lead to varicose veins. If they are a problem for you, you can get rid of varicose veins by using natural remedies.......[Read More]
Stroke Costs Reaching Trillions

Stroke Costs Reaching Trillions

The financial cost of strokes in the U.S. will soar to more than $2.2 trillion over the next 45 years if no action is taken to improve preventive care or treatment, according to a new study.......[Read More]
Definition of Aortic Aneurysm

Definition of Aortic Aneurysm

The aorta is the garden-hose thick blood vessel that is the main supplier of blood to the body. It leads from your heart to the center of your chest and down into your abdomen. Any weak or bulging area in this blood vessel is called an aortic aneurysm.......[Read More]