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How to Prevent Hemorrhoids

How to Prevent Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are dilated veins that develop in the lower rectum area. Hemorrhoids can develop inside rectum, it calls internal hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids usually remain small and go away in the next few days. Internal hemorrhoids can cause bleeding during bowel movement. The bright light blood......[Read More]
Cardiology Research Ideas

Cardiology Research Ideas

Ideas for Heart Researchheart image by cherie from Fotolia.comCardiology research may seem well-vetted and complete. Doctors and scientists have spent centuries studying the heart and outside factors that negatively and positively affect the heart and its valves and related vessels. But.........[Read More]
Triglyceride Information

Triglyceride Information

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in food and in your body. Any calories you eat but don't need for energy are turned into triglycerides and stored in fat to be used later. If you regularly consume more calories than you burn, you will have high triglycerides. Your triglyceride level is an impor......[Read More]
How to Fight High Cholesterol With a Diet

How to Fight High Cholesterol With a Diet

Because of the fast paced nature of the modern world, many of us choose quick and easy food choices instead of the right ones. Because of our preference for the quick and easy, there are a number of dietary imbalances that are all too common. A cholesterol imbalance resulting in high cholesterol is ......[Read More]
How do I Lower Total Cholesterol & Keep Risk Ratio Healthy?

How do I Lower Total Cholesterol & Keep Risk Ratio Healthy?

Cholesterol is an important bodily substance to pay attention to, because high levels of cholesterol can lead to life-threatening conditions like heart disease and diabetes. If you are concerned that your cholesterol may be too high or on the rise, there are steps you can take to lower your total ch......[Read More]
How Does Eliminating Red Meat Lower Cholesterol?

How Does Eliminating Red Meat Lower Cholesterol?

HypercholesterolemiaHigh cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia refers to the concentration of bad cholesterol, not cholesterol in general. Our body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, along with testosterone, estrogen, vitamin D and other compounds. Cholesterol is found in every cell.........[Read More]
Sleeping Soon After Dinner May Raise Stroke Risk

Sleeping Soon After Dinner May Raise Stroke Risk

Once again, your mom was right: Don't eat too close to bedtime. A new study suggests that waiting at least an hour after dinner before going to sleep reduces your risk of stroke by about two-thirds.......[Read More]
Coronary Artery Occlusions Diagnosed by Transthoracic Doppler

Coronary Artery Occlusions Diagnosed by Transthoracic Doppler

This study assessed the feasibility and accuracy of diagnosing occlusions in the three main coronary arteries by use of transthoracic echocardiographic findings of collateral flow.......[Read More]
Device Therapy for the Management of Cardiac Tachyarrhythmias

Device Therapy for the Management of Cardiac Tachyarrhythmias

Cardiac device therapy has come a long way in recent years. This article brings you up-to-date with what's available now and what's coming soon.......[Read More]
Myocardial Contractility in the Stress Echo Lab

Myocardial Contractility in the Stress Echo Lab

This review discusses the pathophysiological basis and clinical data supporting the use of contractile reserve in identification of coronary artery stenosis, myocardial viability and cardiomyopathy.......[Read More]
Parkinson's Drug Taken Off Market

Parkinson's Drug Taken Off Market

The FDA announced that the Parkinson's disease drug Permax and its generic versions (pergolide) are being voluntarily taken off the U.S. market because of the risk of serious damage to the heart's valves.......[Read More]
The Next Frontier in Cardiovascular Developmental Biology

The Next Frontier in Cardiovascular Developmental Biology

The authors discuss key discoveries in developmental biology that have the potential to impact the diagnosis and treatment of adult cardiac disease.......[Read More]
How to Cure a Fast Heart Rate

How to Cure a Fast Heart Rate

Each person has a different resting heart rate number. This is based on a person's age, health status and weight. In general, people over the age of 15 typically have a heart rate that is under 100 beats per minute. A fast heart rate above 100 bpm is called tachycardia. An episode of tachycardia can......[Read More]
Homeopathic Remedies for Varicose Veins

Homeopathic Remedies for Varicose Veins

Varicose veins occur when the valves inside veins become weak or disappear, as well as when blood returning from congested areas within the body is inefficient. Veins become enlarged and swollen and can cause aching, tenderness, muscle cramping and itching. Varicose veins are most commonly found in ......[Read More]
Recipes to Lower Cholestrol

Recipes to Lower Cholestrol

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in the human body and all animal foods. It is carried in the blood and when cholesterol levels are too high, it is stored in the walls of blood vessels. Excess buildup can lead to decreased blood flow and create a risk for heart disease. Therefore, it ......[Read More]
Strokes Striking Younger People

Strokes Striking Younger People

People are having strokes at younger ages, according to new research.......[Read More]
How to Measure Heart Rate Without a Monitor

How to Measure Heart Rate Without a Monitor

You don't need a monitor or special equipment to calculate your heart rate -- the number of times your heart beats per minute -- to ascertain how hard you are exercising and evaluate your level of fitness. You should strive to reach a heart rate of 60 percent to 80 percent of your maximum heart rate......[Read More]
About Spotting After Birth

About Spotting After Birth

Bleeding or spotting after birth---also called lochia---is normal. As a matter of fact, the word lochia comes from the Greek term "relating to childbirth." After childbirth, a woman can expect four to six weeks of bleeding that starts heavy and eventually tapers off. With the right supplies, the po......[Read More]
AED Training for Victims with Pacemakers

AED Training for Victims with Pacemakers

The heart beats because of stimulation from its own pacemaker. A special group of cells, called the sinus node, fires an electric impulse that causes the heart muscle to contract. If the sinus node malfunctions, an artificial pacemaker may be required.When the heart stops beating, an aut......[Read More]
Uncomplicated Carotid Endarterectomy

Uncomplicated Carotid Endarterectomy

Which patients are candidates for same-day discharge after CEA?......[Read More]